Last name: FARRAR

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FARRAR : This last name is indexed 86,103 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

FARRAR : English (northern): occupational name for a blacksmith or worker in iron. From Middle English fer(r)o(u)r fer(r)er fa(r)ro(u)r ‘ironworker blacksmith’ (Old French ferreor from medieval Latin ferrator an agent derivative of ferrare ‘to shoe horses’ from ferrum ‘iron’ in medieval Latin ‘horseshoe’). Compare Ferrier and Farrow.

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