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What does Farris mean?

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.


Farris has 2 variants: Faris and Ferris.

Farris has 2 more alternative forms via Fergus: Feargus and Fergie.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Fairris, Feris, ..

(female) Farce, Farcy, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the baby name history of Farris for boys. 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. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the history of Farris and related names. Faris (#1365 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.