Farrah is a variant spelling of Farah, an Arabic female name (and occasionally a male name) meaning “joy”. Farah is also an Arabic surname originating from the given name. Farrah is also an English surname, a variant of Farrar, an occupational name for a smith or an ironworker which comes from Middle English ferreor (iron worker, smith) via Latin ferrum (iron) which derives from an unknown origin though it could possibly be Semitic or Etruscan.
Origin: Arabic, possibly Semitic or Etruscan
- Farah (Arabic)
- Fara (Arabic, English)
- Farra (English)