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Finbar 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 or fair head". Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Fionnbharr. A prominent abbott and bishop 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 has 7 variant forms: Barr, Barra, Finbarr, Finnbar, Finnbarr, Fionn and Fionnbharr.
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Popularity of Finbar
Finbar is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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