Farris

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3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Farris

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  1. genitive singular of far

Notable Persons Named Farris

Farris Omar is an athlete for the Åbo IFK.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Farris

Christine was given the name Willie Christine King on September 11th, 1927 in Atlanta.

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Dionne Farris is a musician. She has been prominent since 1992. Dionne was born on December 4th, 1969 in Plainfield, New Jersey. Dionne is also known as The Original Soul Rocker and Lady DY.

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Kendrick was born on July 2nd, 1986 in Shreveport, Louisiana.

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Joshua was born on January 6th, 1995 in Renton, Washington.

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Mike Farris is a blues rock and gospel music musician. He plays Vocals. He has been prominent since 1990.

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Lindsay Farris is an actor, author, director, and musician.His most notable accomplishments were from 2002 to present. Lindsay was born on October 18th, 1985.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1897 5 0 5
1898 6 0 6
1900 11 0 11
1902 7 0 7
1905 9 0 9
1906 7 0 7
1907 10 0 10
1908 16 0 16
1909 15 7 8
1910 14 0 14
1911 14 0 14
1912 20 5 15
1913 23 0 23
1914 36 7 29
1915 51 8 43
1916 49 8 41
1917 46 11 35
1918 50 14 36
1919 61 12 49
1920 61 7 54
1921 62 11 51
1922 54 12 42
1923 67 11 56
1924 66 15 51
1925 51 14 37
1926 72 17 55
1927 55 11 44
1928 45 8 37
1929 40 9 31
1930 68 14 54
1931 47 6 41
1932 63 9 54
1933 53 10 43
1934 35 6 29
1935 45 8 37
1936 47 8 39
1937 57 9 48
1938 40 9 31
1939 46 9 37
1940 47 5 42
1941 36 5 31
1942 32 8 24
1943 49 6 43
1944 45 10 35
1945 48 5 43
1946 25 0 25
1947 29 0 29
1948 47 9 38
1949 37 0 37
1950 29 6 23
1951 48 9 39
1952 41 8 33
1953 42 9 33
1954 33 6 27
1955 39 6 33
1956 39 7 32
1957 34 5 29
1958 35 6 29
1959 26 5 21
1960 31 0 31
1961 25 0 25
1962 39 6 33
1963 23 0 23
1964 29 0 29
1965 24 0 24
1966 13 0 13
1967 30 6 24
1968 11 0 11
1969 17 0 17
1970 23 0 23
1971 9 0 9
1972 8 0 8
1973 12 0 12
1974 15 0 15
1975 16 0 16
1976 19 0 19
1977 15 0 15
1978 16 0 16
1979 23 0 23
1980 14 0 14
1981 16 0 16
1982 17 6 11
1983 20 9 11
1984 24 5 19
1985 22 11 11
1986 19 10 9
1987 20 5 15
1988 25 5 20
1989 26 5 21
1990 25 6 19
1991 19 0 19
1992 32 5 27
1993 14 0 14
1994 30 5 25
1995 13 0 13
1996 24 5 19
1997 21 0 21
1998 13 0 13
1999 17 0 17
2000 24 0 24
2001 22 0 22
2002 8 0 8
2003 18 0 18
2004 16 0 16
2005 17 6 11
2006 16 0 16
2007 17 0 17
2008 20 0 20
2009 23 5 18
2010 15 0 15
2011 24 7 17
2012 16 0 16
2013 13 0 13
2014 12 0 12
2015 16 5 11
2016 20 6 14
2017 24 9 15

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Popularity of Farris as a first name

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Popularity of Farris as a last name

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Common last names for Farris

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  • Jones
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Davis
  • Moore
  • Wilson
  • Jackson
  • Baker
  • Miller
  • Evans

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Farris U.S.
  White 81.56% 64.26%
  African American 12.51% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.52% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.81% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.09% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.51% 16.26%

Of Last Name Farris

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

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Fun Facts about the name Farris

  • How Popular is the name Farris? Farris is the 4,828th most popular name of all time. As a last name Farris was the 1,179th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Farris have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,415 babies born with the first name Farris in the United States. That's more than enough people named Farris to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Farris? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1897 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Farris first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Farris is Tuesday, August 14th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Farris born? The highest recorded use of the first name Farris was in 1923 with a total of 56 babies.
  • Random Farris Factoid: According to the 1940 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Farris is not a popular baby boy's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1940.
  • Weird things about the name Farris: Your name in reverse order is Sirraf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Fsirar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Farris? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 29,877 people with the last name Farris.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Farris? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 10 of them will have Farris as their last name.

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