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Gender: Male Pronunciation: far-kar Meaning of Farquhar: "friendly man" Origin of Farquhar: Scottish

The name Farquhar is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "friendly man". Farquhar and is often added to lists like Scottish Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Favorite Full name for Nickname".

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Has never left the Scottish highlands.

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Famous People Named Farquhar

Farquhar MacTaggart aka Fearchar mac an t-sagairt, 1st Earl of Ross
Farquhar McGillivray Strachan Stewart Knowles, American painter
Farquhar Robert Oliver, Canadian politician
(Edward) Farquhar Buzzard, 1st Baronet, English physician
Donelson Farquhar Hoopes, American art curator

Pop Culture References for the name Farquhar

Farquhar, the butler in "A Woman of No Importance" by Oscar Wilde

Farquar, Farquharson, Farquarson


Essa Says:


As in Lord Farquhar from Shrek? Hmm...

lesliemarion Says:


I know and agree with nameberry….

And yet, and yet…. I love it. But then again I am Scottish in ancestry so that probably accounts for it!