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Meaning and name origin

Farrell \f(a)-rre-ll\ as a boy's name is pronounced FARE-el. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Farrell is "hero, man of courage".


Farrell has 7 variant forms: Farrel, Farrill, Farryll, Ferrel, Ferrell, Ferrill and Ferryl.


Farrell is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#658 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Farrell for boys. Farrell reached its highest rank of #782 in the U.S. in 1930-1939. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Farrell name in U.S.

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Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Darrell, Farnell, Harrell and Jarrell. These names tend to be more commonly used than Farrell.