Scottish surname
"wood man"

Faraday Origin and Meaning

The name Faraday is a boy's name of Scottish Gaelic origin meaning "wood man".

This unusual Scottish surname was made immortal by Michael Faraday, a British scientist who contributed to the fields of electromagnetism and electrochemistry. His name is now a unit of scientific measurement for electricity - a 'power'ful name for any little boy.

Famous People Named Faraday

  • Michael FaradayEnglish scientist who contributed to the study of electromagnetism and electrochemistry

Faraday in Pop Culture

  • Josh Faradayplayed by Chris Pratt in The Magnificent Seven (2016)
  • Curtis Farradayplayed by Cory Gruter,Andrew in Summer of 84 (2018)