What does Finian mean?
Finian /fin-ian/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name. Finian's roots are Irish and Gaelic, and Finian means "white, fair". Finian is an alternate form of Finnian (Irish, Gaelic): anglicized variant of Gaelic FinnÚn. Compare surname Finnan.
How popular is Finian?
Finian is an uncommon given name for men. Finian is an equivalently rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Fionn is the only prominent related form of Finian (outside Top 1000) appearing in the Top 1000. These names are not regularly used for boys. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Finian and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)