Meaning and Origin of: Farrar

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Blacksmith

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Northern English : occupational name for a smith or worker in iron, from Middle English and Old French farrour, ferour, from medieval Latin ferrator, an agent derivative of ferrare ‘to shoe horses’, from ferrum ‘iron’, in medieval Latin ‘horseshoe’. Compare Ferrier and Farrow.