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Origin and popularity of the name FARWELL


Farwell : English:: 1: nickname from the Middle English phrase fare wel ‘do well prosper’ or perhaps from the saluation fare wel ‘farewell goodbye’. Compare Farewell 2.2: habitational name from Farewell Staffordshire or another place so named (from Old English fæger ‘pleasant’ + wella ‘spring stream’).

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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