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Gender: M Meaning of Fairfax: "blond" Origin of Fairfax: English

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Has a snooty sound that would be difficult to transcend.

Famous People Named Fairfax

Thomas Fairfax (3rd Baron Fairfax of Cameron), 1612-71, English general, commander of the Parliamentary army during the Civil War

Pop Culture References for the Name Fairfax

This surname comes from a medieval nickname for someone with beautiful hair (the second syllable = Old English feax "hair")
Edward Fairfax Rochester, the Byronic hero of Charlotte Brontë's "Jane Eyre" (1847)
Harlan Fairfax Carruthers, from the movie "Down in the Valley"