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

Farrell Origin and Meaning

The name Farrell is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "courageous".

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.

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TeaTime Says:


My great-grandfather spelled his name "Farrol", but I assume it's related to this name!