Meaning:Meadow of the sheep; Meadow of the bulls
Fairlie is a boy’s name meaning “meadow of the sheep” or “meadow of the bull.” Used as a surname, it’s meant to refer to someone from a village in Scotland or as belonging to the family that occupied those very lands in North Ayrshire. One of its most famous bearers is Margaret Fairlie, a Scottish academic and gynecologist who would go on to become the first woman to hold a professional chair in the country. If you’d like to honor your roots while also encouraging your little one to dream big, the name Fairlie ought to do well.
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