Last Name FARREN


Meaning The son of Faramond. Faramond, Pharamond, an ancient Teutonic first name. Travellers again had their name from 'fara,' the modern German 'fahren,' and the scarcely disused English to 'fare,' meaning to journey. The most noted instance is Faramund, who, in the guise of Pharamond, is placed at the head of the long-haired Frankish dynasty.
Origin English, Jewish, Chilean, Irish, Zimbabwean

Rank 10,527 (2000 US census) 13,068 (1990 US census)
Count 2,796 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 95.92%, or 2682 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 0.61%, or 17 total occurrences, as black,
  • 0.68%, or 19 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 0.18%, or 5 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 1.32%, or 37 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 1.29%, or 36 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.

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