Name: Farley

Origin and Meaning of the Name Farley

  • Meaning:
    Fern wood
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  • Meaning:
    Descendant of Fearghal
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  • Pronunciation:
    (FAR lee)
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    Itself (Farley)
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Miscellaneous Info for Farley

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Farley is a surname which comes from the Old English words 'fearn' (fern) and 'leah' (wood; clearing). It can also be an anglicized form of the Irish Gaelic surname Fearghaile, although this is more commonly anglicized as Farrell. Fearghaile means 'descendant of Fearghal', and Fearghal itself is composed of elements meaning 'man' and 'valour'.

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