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What does Faron mean?

Faron Pronunciation of Faron as a boys' name is pronounced fah-ROHN. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Faron is "handsome servant". From faeger hine. May also have derived as an Old English occupational name for oxen herders, or from the Gaelic personal name Faramund, which might mean "thunder". Also possibly from a French surname which was derived from the German given name Faro. Saint Faramund (seventh century) was a French bishop.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, handsome, servant, old, occupational, gaelic, thunder, surname, saint


VARIANTS Farin, Farren, Farrin, Faro, Farron

(male) Firon, ..

(female) Fafan, ..

Faron Drew (F.D.), ..

How popular is Faron?

Faron is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#34599 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Faron entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #890 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not found in the list currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Similar Names

Faron is alike in pronunciation to Farran, Ferran, Ferrin and Ferron. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aaron, Aarron, Aeron, Aharon, Auron, Baron, Barron, Biron, Bron, Byron, Caron, Carson, Dagon, Dalon, Daron, Darron, Darton, Darwon (see Darwin), Davon, Deron, Eaton, Fabron, Fabroni (see Fabron), Fagin, Falcon, Farid, Farlow, Farly, Farold, Faxon, Firoz, Fran, Garmon, Garon, Garson, Geron, Hakon, Harmon, Haron, Haroon, Jadon, Jalon, Jamon, Jaron, Jarron, Jason, Jeron, Kadon, Kamron, Karson, Lajon, Lakon, Laron, Larson, Mabon, Macon, Mardon, Marion, Marlon, Marton, Navon, Parson, Parton, Ramon, Taron, Taroon, Tarron, Teron, Tharon, Tyron and Vardon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Faron.

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