What does Farrell mean?
Farrell /far-rell/ as a boys' name is pronounced FARE-el. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Farrell is "hero, man of courage".
(male) Ferell, Firell, ..
(female) Farli, Farrelli, ..
How popular is Farrell?
Farrell is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#599 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name history of Farrell for boys. Farrell was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its peak position of #699 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the statistics of the boy name Farrell and associated names. Ferrell and Farrel are the prominent variation forms of Farrell. Adoption of these relations of Farrell was common during 1930-1939.
Recommended names are Burrell, Cardell, Carnell, Carroll▼, Cartrell, Carvell, Darcell, Dariell, Darnell▼, Darrel▼, Darrell▼, Darrill (see Darrel), Darroll, Darryll, Darvell, Derrell, Dorrell, Durrell, Farlee, Farley, Farly, Farnall (see Farnell), Farnell, Farren, Farrer, Farrley (see Farley), Fiorello, Gardell, Gerrell, Gorrell, Harrel, Harrell, Harwell, Jarell, Jarrall (see Jarrell), Jarrel, Jarrell, Jarvell, Jerrell▼, Jorrell, Karrel, Larell, Larnell, Latrell▼, Marcell, Markell, Martell, Marvell, Marzell, Maurell, Merrell, Morrell, Parnell, Parrnell, Sorrell, Tarrall (see Terrell), Terrell▼, Tirrell, Tyrrell, Verrell and Wardell. These names tend to be more commonly used than Farrell.