Meaning and Origin of: Farrar

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Blacksmith

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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.