Fairbairn Family History
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Fairbairn Name Meaning
Scottish: probably a nickname from Older Scottish fair bairn ‘fair child’. Black, however, suggests that it is perhaps a metathesized variant of Frebern (see Freeborn).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Fairman, Fairall, Fairchild, Fairfax, Freebairn, Fairleigh, Fargason