The Greek etymology is a folk etymology created in the Middle Ages by the historians in order to connect a character (historical or legendary) with the Roman and Greek historical and/or mythological characters (in the case of Pharamond, the historians attributed to him a so-called Trojan origin).
The name Faramund
(latinized as Faramundus
or as Pharamundus
by analogy with some Greek words and names) comes from the Germanic element *fara-
, related with the Saxon faru
and the Old High German faran
, "to move, to travel", meaning later "emigrant family" and subsequently, by extension, "land, property where that family is stablished"; the second element is mund