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Name Fahrenheit
Type Surname
Usage German
Pronounced Pron. fa-ren-HEIT
Edit Status Statusnot set

Meaning & History

Derived from German fahren, meaning, "to ride", and Heit, which is the equivalent to the suffix "-ness". A famous bearer was Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686- 1736), a Polish physicist who invented the Fahrenheit temperature measuring system.
Added 9/6/2019 by wh0sbad