Meaning and Origin of Farris - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Farris

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Iron

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Scottish : variant of Fergus, in which the Gaelic gh sound has been dropped rather than being altered to g. Compare Farrish, Ferris.
  • Probably also a variant of English Farrar; the name is quite common in southeast England.