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Gender: Male Meaning of Farquahar: "dear man" Origin of Farquahar: Anglicized form of Irish and Scottish Fearchar

The name Farquahar is a boy's name meaning "dear man". Farquahar and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Friend or Friendly and discussed in our forums with posts like "CAF w/12 Kids: Positive Trait Names".

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Definitely a far stretch for any child.

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Famous People Named Farquahar

Pop Culture References for the name Farquahar

Lord Farquaad, character in animated film "Shrek"


iipostmvh Says:


I actually know someone with this (or very similar) name. I do not know his origin background. He pronounces it like far-kwar

Beth Says:


This is very close to my Scottish clan name - Farquharson! I had no idea that anyone ever used it as a first name.

lesliemarion Says:


I must be a crazed Anglophile but I love this name. Maybe I'll save it for an Airedale.