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Origin and Meaning of Pharrell

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  • According to a user from South Carolina, United States, the name Pharrell is of American origin and means "Pharoh, king".
  • According to a user from New Jersey, United States, the name Pharrell is of American origin and means "Descendant of the Valorous Man".
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Pharrell Williams is a hip hop music, contemporary r&b, and funk musician. He has been prominent since 1992. Pharrell was given the name Pharrell Lanscilo Williams on April 5th, 1973 in Virginia Beach, Virginia, U.S.


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Popularity of Pharrell as a first name

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  • How Popular is the name Pharrell? Pharrell is the 19,590th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Pharrell have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 366 babies born with the first name Pharrell in the United States. That's more than enough people named Pharrell 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 Pharrell? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2003 when it was given as a first name to 67 new born babies.
  • When was Pharrell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Pharrell is Monday, September 27th, 1909.
  • What year had the most people named Pharrell born? The highest recorded use of the first name Pharrell was in 2003 with a total of 67 babies.
  • Random Pharrell Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Pharrell is not a popular baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Pharrell: Your name in reverse order is Llerrahp. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rraplhel. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Pharrell born Dec 24, 2008

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Mexico approximately on 1050. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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