English occupational name
"blacksmith, metalworker"

Farrar Origin and Meaning

The name Farrar is a boy's name of English origin meaning "blacksmith, metalworker".
Farrar has two separate origins: an occupational name meaning "smith", and a Scottish river name, from a Pictish word meaning "to wind". Barely ever recorded as a first name, Farrar is a blank slate that fits with the surname style that's popular today.

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Famous People Named Farrar

  • Samuel John Farrar "Sam Farrar" (b. 1978)musician/producer and son of musician John Farrar
  • Jay Farrar (b. 1966)musician and founder of alternative country bands Son Volt and Uncle Tupelo

Farrar in Pop Culture

  • Derrick 'Derry' Farrarcharacter in Vital signs, by Barbara Wood
  • Sondra Mallone Farrarcharacter in Vital signs, by Barbara Wood
  • Derrick 'Roddy' Farrar (Derry & Sondra's son)character in Vital signs, by Barbara Wood