Farrar Family History
Farrar Name Meaning
English (northern): occupational name for a blacksmith or worker in iron. From Middle English fer(r)o(u)r fer(r)er fa(r)ro(u)r ‘ironworker blacksmith’ (Old French ferreor from medieval Latin ferrator an agent derivative of ferrare ‘to shoe horses’ from ferrum ‘iron’ in medieval Latin ‘horseshoe’). Compare Ferrier and Farrow .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press