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Meaning and name origin
Finbar \f(i)-nbar, fin-bar\ as a boy's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Finbar is "white, fair head". Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Fionnbharr. The name of a fairy king in Irish mythology as well as the name of a bishop, the patron saint of the city of Cork, who kept the Catholic Church alive in Ireland during the seventh and eighth centuries. One tale tells of Saint Finbar crossing the Irish Sea on horse-back. The pet form is Bairre (see Barry), and the Isle of Barra in the Hebrides is said to be named after him.
Finbar is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
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