Last name: FARREN

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Last name frequency

FARREN : This last name is indexed 17,867 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

FARREN : 1: Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Faracháin ‘descendant of Farachán’ a personal name perhaps derived from Ánrothán (see Hanrahan) with the addition of an initial F-.2: Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fearáin from a diminutive of fear ‘man’ or from Ó Fearadhaigh and the personal name Fearadhach (see Ferry).3: English: from either Middle English fair(e) far(e) ‘fair’ (see Fair) or fear(r) ‘steer ox’ + hin(e) ‘servant’ either as a nickname for a good or attractive servant or as an occupational name for a servant who looked after oxen (see Farr).4: English: variant of Farrand.

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