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What does Farris mean?

Farris Pronunciation of Farris [far-ris] as a boys' name is pronounced FARE-iss. It is of English origin, and the meaning of Farris is "brave man". From Fergus.

Associated with: brave.


Farris has 2 variants: Faris and Ferris.

2 more alternative forms via Fergus: Feargus and Fergie.

Creative forms:
(male) Feris, ..

(female) Farce, Farcy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Farris Sammy (F.S.), ..

How popular is Farris?

Farris is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#1108 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Farris was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its peak rank of #983 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Faris (#1438 last year) and Ferris are the prominent varying forms of Farris ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Farris was at its peak in the 1910s (average #1360) and is somewhat lower today.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Farris, Faris, Ferris in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Farris and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Farris is alike in pronunciation to Ferriss and Firus. Other suggested similar names are Arris, Baris, Barric, Barrie, Borris, Darrin, Darriq, Darrius, Farag, Faraj, Faraji, Fares, Fargo, Farid, Farin, Farlie, Farooq, Farouk, Farr, Farran, Farrar, Farrel, Farren, Farrer, Farrier, Farrill, Farrin, Farrish, Farron, Faruq, Faruqh, Fenris, Ferrin, Floris, Garrie, Garrin, Harri, Harrie, Harris, Harriss, Jaris, Jarrid, Jarrin, Jarvis, Larrin, Morris, Norris, Paris, Parrie, Parris, Parrish, Parriss, Tarrin, Terris and Warrin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Farris.

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