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Farren meaning and name origin
Farren \f(ar)-ren\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Farren), is pronounced FARE-en. It is of Old English and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Farren is "handsome servant; thunder". Also possibly derived from an Old English occupational surname for those who herd oxen. The variants are found in the Pardon List of James 1 which was issued after the death of Elisabeth 1 to pardon those who resisted the Ulster Plantation. Most of the Farrens in Ireland live in Inishowen, County Donegal. Farren is also a town name in Southwest Ireland. Also possibly derived from an old">Old English occupational">occupational surname">surname for those who herd">herd oxen">oxen. The variants are found in the Pardon List of James 1 which was issued after the death">death of Elisabeth 1 to pardon those who resisted">resisted the ulster">Ulster plantation">Plantation. Most of the Farrens in ireland">Ireland live">live in Inishowen, county">County Donegal. Farren is also a town">town name in southwest">Southwest ireland">Ireland.
Farren has 5 variant forms: Farran, Farrin, Farron, Ferrin and Ferron.
For more information, see also the related name Faron.
Baby names that sound like Farren are Warren, Farin, Ferran, Freen and Warrin.
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Popularity of Farren
Farren is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#13068 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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