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Farrell Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fearghail ‘descendant of Fearghal’, a personal name composed of the elements fear ‘man’ + gal ‘valor’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Farrelly, Harrell, Farren, O'farrell, Hurrell, Correll, Gorrell

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Farrell Family Origin

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Farrell Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Charwoman

    1%
  • Tailor

    1%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Farrell family was Tailor. The most common Farrell occupation in the UK was Labourer. 8% of Farrell's were Labourers. Labourer, Coal Miner and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farrell.

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Farrell Historical Records

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Farrell Life Expectancy

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