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Gender: M Meaning of Farrell: "courageous" Origin of Farrell: Irish

If you're looking for a pleasing namesake that's more modern than Darrell/Darryl, this would make an excellent choice. Farrell is an Anglicized form of the Irish Fergal, and was well used as a first name into the nineteenth century, before it faded to mostly surname use. Colin Farrell gives the name a big, bold shot of bravura; other notable last-named Farrells include operatic soprano Eileen, Studs Lonigan-author James T., ballerina Suzanne, and rocker Perry of Jane's Adddiction.

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Famous People Named Farrell

Colin Farrell, Irish actor

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