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What does Farrier mean?

Farrier Pronunciation of Farrier [far-ri-er] as a name for boys is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of the name Farrier is "blacksmith". Farrier is a version of Farrar (Middle English): from the French term ferrier. See also Verrier.

Associated with: blacksmith.


Farrier has 4 variants: Farrer, Ferrar, Ferrer and Ferrier.

Creative forms:
(male) Forer, Forrier, ..

(female) Farribel, Farrifra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Farrier Kipton (F.K.), ..

How popular is Farrier?

Farrier is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#17221 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Farrier has yet to make it into the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Farrier name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Farrier outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Barber, Barrie, Baudier, Carter, Cartier, Carver, Currier, Darrien, Faber, Fabien, Fabre, Fabrice, Faebien, Fafnir, Fairlee, Fajer, Falkner, Fares, Farin, Faris, Farlee, Farley, Farlie, Farmer, Farnlea (see Fernley), Farnlee (see Farnley), Farnley, Farquar, Farr, Farran, Farrand, Farrel, Farrell, Farren, Farrill, Farrin, Farris, Farrish, Farrley (see Farley), Farron, Farryll, Faybien, Ferdie, Fergie, Ferrel, Ferrin, Ferris, Ferriss, Florien, Forster, Fraser, Frasier, Frazer, Frazier, Fryer, Gardner, Garner, Garnier, Garrie, Harrie, Havier, Lorrimer, Maier, Mariner, Marmer, Marriner, Napier, Parker, Parrie, Rainier, Ranier, Raynier, Tanier, Warner and Warriner. These names tend to be more commonly used than Farrier.

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