Farrah

First Name
11k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
737
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Farrah mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Farrah

"Farrah" is a name of English origin, and it means "Ironsmith". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Farrah

Farrah Fawcett was an actress and artist. She was most prominent from 1969 to 2009. Farrah was given the name Mary Farrah Leni Fawcett on February 2nd, 1947 in Corpus Christi, Texas, U.S. Farrah is also known as Farrah Fawcett-Majors. She passed away on June 25th, 2009.

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Farrah Abraham is a television personality and author. She was most active from 2009 to present. Farrah was given the name Farrah Lynn Abraham on May 31st, 1991 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, U.S.

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Farrah Franklin is a contemporary r&b singer-songwriter, music producer, dancer, actress, and actor. Her ongoing career started in 1999. Farrah was born on May 3rd, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Farrah Forke is an actress. She was most prominent from 1991 to 1991. Farrah was born on January 12th, 1968 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Farrah is also known as Farrah R. Forke.

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Farrah Yousef is a pop music, country music, and arabic pop music musician. She plays Cello and Oud. Farrah was born on July 20th, 1989 in Tartus. Farrah is also known as Farah Youssef, Farah Yousef, and فرح يوسف.

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Georges Farrah is a MNA for Îles-de-la-Madeleine and MNAforÎles-de-la-Madeleine. Georges was born on August 23rd, 1957 in Cap-aux-Meules, Quebec.

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How popular is the baby name Farrah in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1968 6 6 0
1971 18 18 0
1972 6 6 0
1973 10 10 0
1974 41 41 0
1975 82 82 0
1976 838 838 0
1977 1,516 1,516 0
1978 332 332 0
1979 200 200 0
1980 177 170 7
1981 135 135 0
1982 141 141 0
1983 122 122 0
1984 132 132 0
1985 123 123 0
1986 121 121 0
1987 181 181 0
1988 183 183 0
1989 142 142 0
1990 119 119 0
1991 120 120 0
1992 109 109 0
1993 129 129 0
1994 114 114 0
1995 117 117 0
1996 122 122 0
1997 132 132 0
1998 121 121 0
1999 113 113 0
2000 116 116 0
2001 136 136 0
2002 124 124 0
2003 145 145 0
2004 128 128 0
2005 141 141 0
2006 185 185 0
2007 162 162 0
2008 154 154 0
2009 240 240 0
2010 530 530 0
2011 535 535 0
2012 534 534 0
2013 453 453 0
2014 368 368 0
2015 360 360 0
2016 280 280 0
2017 252 252 0

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Popularity of Farrah as a first name

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Popularity of Farrah as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Farrah U.S.
  White 83.04% 64.26%
  African American 11.67% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.85% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.22% 16.26%

Of Last Name Farrah

People with the last name Farrah are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Farrah

  • How Popular is the name Farrah? Farrah is the 2,407th most popular name of all time. As a last name Farrah was the 31,412th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Farrah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,545 babies born with the first name Farrah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Farrah to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Farrah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1968 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Farrah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Farrah is Monday, April 13th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Farrah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Farrah was in 1977 with a total of 1,516 babies. That's a lot of babies named Farrah!
  • Random Farrah Factoid: According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Farrah ranks 95th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, 55 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1977.
  • Weird things about the name Farrah: Your name in reverse order is Harraf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rfaarh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Farrah? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 737 people with the last name Farrah.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Farrah? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Farrah as their last name since less than 1 person in 400k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
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