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What does Farnum mean?

Farnum Pronunciation of Farnum as a boys' name is an Old English name, and the meaning of Farnum is "meadow with ferns". Farnum is an alternate form of Farnham (Old English): place name.

ASSOCIATED WITH old english, meadow, ferns (tree)


VARIANTS Fernham, Farnam



Farnum Jacob (F.J.), ..

How popular is Farnum?

Farnum is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#13513 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Farnum has not made it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Avrum, Barnum, Byrum, Callum, Calum, Fabius, Fafnir, Faheem, Fahim, Fain, Faine, Fane, Farag, Faraj, Faraji, Farand, Fareed, Fares, Fargo, Farid, Farin, Faris, Farlay, Farlee, Farley, Farlie, Farlow, Farly, Farmer, Farnall (see Farnell), Farnell, Farnlea (see Fernley), Farnlee (see Farnley), Farnley, Farnly (see Farnley), Faro, Farold, Faron, Farooq, Farouk, Farquar, Farr, Farran, Farrar, Farrel, Farren, Farrer, Farrin, Farris, Farron, Faruq, Faruqh, Faunus, Fawnus, Feargus, Fergus, Fernan, Firus, Hyrum, Nachum and Nahum. Like Farnum, these names are not frequently used.

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