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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Faren

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
(p. p.) of Fare (v. i.)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Faren

Qi Faren is a in the fields of satellite and aerospace engineering. Qi was born in 1933 in Wafangdian, Liaoning, China.


Jack Faren is a sports team member for the Rothes F.C.


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International Interest for Faren

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Faren as a first name

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Popularity of Faren as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Faren U.S.
  White 79.37% 64.26%
  African American 3.97% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 11.11% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Faren

People with the last name Faren are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Faren

  • How Popular is the name Faren? Faren is the 22,892nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Faren was the 133,863rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Faren have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 273 babies born with the first name Faren in the United States. That's more than enough people named Faren to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Faren? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Faren first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Faren is Sunday, May 23rd, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Faren born? The highest recorded use of the first name Faren was in 1986 with a total of 85 babies.
  • Random Faren Factoid: According to the 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Faren is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1986.
  • Weird things about the name Faren: Your name in reverse order is Neraf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Frena. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Faren? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 126 people with the last name Faren.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Faren? Faren is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.