What does Farrell mean?
Farrell /far-rell/ [2 sylls.] 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".
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 popularity of Farrell for boys. Farrell was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its peak position of #782 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)