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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Farrar

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Alt. Meaning

F is for fair, always honest and true.

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

R is for realist, the way you are.

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Farrar

Jay Farrar is an alternative country musician. He plays Guitar, Harmonica, and Vocals. His most notable accomplishments were from 1984 to present. Jay was born on December 26th, 1966 in Belleville, Illinois.

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John Farrar is a rock, roll, and pop music singer-songwriter, guitarist, music producer, arranger, and record producer. He has been prominent since 1961. John was given the name John Clifford Farrar on November 8th, 1946 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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His career lasted from 1937 to 1962. David was born on August 21st, 1908 in Forest Gate, London, England, United Kingdom. He breathed his last breath on August 31st, 1995.

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Geraldine Farrar was an opera, actor, opera singer, and film actress. She holds the title Manon! avez-vous peur...On l'appelle Manon. Her career lasted from 1901 to 1922. Geraldine was born on February 28th, 1882 in Melrose, Massachusetts, U.S. She passed away on March 11th, 1967.

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Deniro Farrar is a hip hop music rapping. He was most prominent from 2010 to present. Deniro was given the name Qushawan Farrar on June 18th, 1989. Deniro is also known as Deniro.

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Sam Farrar is a musician. He plays Bass guitar, Piano, Guitar, Percussion instrument, Fender Jazz Bass, Höfner 500/1, and Vocals. His most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to present. Sam was born on June 29th, 1978.

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Popularity of Farrar as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Farrar U.S.
  White 80.05% 64.26%
  African American 13.87% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.62% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.49% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.10% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.87% 16.26%

Of Last Name Farrar

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

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Fun Facts about the name Farrar

  • How Popular is the name Farrar? Farrar is the 74,446th most popular name of all time. As a last name Farrar was the 2,434th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Farrar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10 babies born with the first name Farrar in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Farrar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Farrar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Farrar is Tuesday, July 22nd, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Farrar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Farrar was in 1976 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Farrar: Your name in reverse order is Rarraf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rarafr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Farrar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 14,892 people with the last name Farrar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Farrar? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Farrar as their last name.

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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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