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What does Farah mean?

Farah Pronunciation of Farah as a girls' name. Farah means "lovely, pleasant". Farah is a version of Farrah (Middle English, Arabic): from the English word "fair".


ASSOCIATED WITH lovely (beautiful)


VARIANTS Farra, Fara

(female) Firah, ..

(male) Fary, ..

Farah Anya (F.A.), ..

How popular is Farah?

Farah is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2424 out of 4276, Top 57%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#7792 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Farah was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its top position of #1287 in the U.S. in the year 2018. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

The only other popular alternative form of Farah (#1287 LAST YEAR) appearing in the Top 2000 is Farrah (#1019). Adoption of these relations of Farah was widespread in 2012 (USAGE OF 0.04%) and is somewhat lower today (USAGE 0.03%, 37%). Farah is the most fashionable baby name here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Farah, Farrah in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Farah is alike in pronunciation to Fiora. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Abrah, Adrah, Barah, Carah, Carlah, Cyrah, Dajah, Danah, Darah, Darrah, Dayah, Dorah, Fabra (see Fabia), Faith, Faren, Farin, Farran, Faryn, Fatmah, Fayth, Fran, Ganah, Hajrah, Halah, Hanah, Janah, Jorah, Kalah, Karah, Karlah, Karrah, Kyrah, Lanah, Lorah, Maiah, Marah, Mariah, Mayah, Merah, Mirah, Morah, Myrah, Norah, Oprah, Orah, Perah, Rafah, Ramah, Sabah, Sabrah, Sadah, Sairah, Sarah, Sarhah, Sariah, Sarrah, Serah, Tajah, Tamrah, Tarah, Tarrah, Terah, Tiarah, Zahrah, Zarah, Zariah and Zorah. These names tend to be less commonly used than Farah.

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