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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Farish

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  • A submission from Malaysia says the name Farish means "Gift of god" and is of Unknown origin.
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Notable Persons Named Farish

Farish was born on May 15th, 1967.


Farish was born on May 19th, 1940 in New York City. He breathed his last breath on November 11th, 2012.


Farish was born on November 20th, 1856. He died on February 7th, 1922.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Farish

Ryan Farish is an electronic music, chill-out music, downtempo, ambient music, trance music, dream trance, uplifting trance, and balearic trance record producer, disc jockey, composer, electronic music, musician, pianist, songwriter, artists, repertoire, and music executive. He plays Violin, Piano, Guitar, Drum kit, Synthesizer, Bass guitar, Drum machine, Personal computer, Percussion instrument, Pioneer Corporation, CDJ, Access Virus, Ableton Live, Logic, Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, C. F. Martin & Company, Ibanez, and Native. His most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to present.


William was born in 1759. He passed away in 1837.


Donald J. Farish is a scientist in the fields of biology, zoology, entomology, and law. Donald was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.



Helen was born in 1962.


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Popularity of Farish as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Farish U.S.
  White 93.49% 64.26%
  African American 2.53% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.23% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.76% 16.26%

Of Last Name Farish

People with the last name Farish are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Farish

  • How Popular is the name Farish? As a last name Farish was the 20,348th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Farish first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Farish is Sunday, April 14th, 1878.
  • How unique is the name Farish? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Farish. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Farish: Your name in reverse order is Hsiraf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rhifsa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Farish? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,306 people with the last name Farish.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Farish? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Farish as their last name since less than 1 person in 227k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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