Name: Farrell

Origin and Meaning of the Name Farrell

  • Meaning:
    Descendant of Fearghal
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (FA rel)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Farrell)
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Miscellaneous Info for Farrell

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Farrell is an anglicized form of the Irish Gaelic surname Ó Fearghaile, which means 'descendant of Fearghal'. Fearghal itself is composed of elements meaning 'man' and 'valour'.

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