Only son of Thain Peregrin I, a member of the
of the Ring. Faramir succeded his father after Peregrin left the Shire
to spend his final years in Gondor. In 1463 (Shire Date) Faramir
Goldilocks, daughter of the prolific Master Samwise Gardener
Faramir was named in honour of the Prince of Ithilien.
References: All Info taken from The Lord of the Rings,