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What does Finegan mean?

Finegan Pronunciation of Finegan [fine-gan] as a boys' name. The meaning of Finegan is "fair". Finegan is an alternate form of Finnegan (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: fair (white).


Creative forms:
(male) Fanegan, Fengan, ..

(female) Finera, Fineren, ..

Middle name pairings:
Finegan Arrow (F.A.), ..

How popular is Finegan?

Finegan is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#15731 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Finnegan (#405 last year) is the only popular alternative form of Finegan (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of this form of Finegan is at its apex today (usage of 0.04%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Finnegan in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Finegan and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ailean, Beegan, Deegan, Eilean, Faelan, Fagan, Fegan, Feggan, Felan, Fiinean (see Finnian), Filian, Fillan, Finan, Finbar, Findlay, Fineas, Finenn, Fingal, Fingall (see Fingal), Finian, Finlay, Finlea (see Finlay), Finn, Finna, Finnbar, Finnen, Finnian, Fintan, Fionan, Fionnan, Fionntan, Fiontan, Frean, Freeman, Freman, Gilean, Keegan, Kegan, Kiean, Kienan, Kieran, Kilean, Kingman, Lindeman, Mohegan, Ninian, Phinean, Regan, Tegan and Tienan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Finegan.

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