Farney Family History
Farney Name Meaning
English: perhaps a topographic name from Middle English fern ‘fern’ + heye ‘enclosure’ or possibly a habitational name from a minor place so named. Compare Forney Furney . Scottish: habitational name from Fernie in Monimail Fife from Gaelic feàrna meaning ‘alder tree’. Americanized form of German Farner .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022