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pinWhat does Finian mean?

Finian /fin-ian/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name means "white, fair". Finian is an alternate form of Finnian (Irish, Gaelic): anglicized variant of Gaelic FinnÚn. Compare surname Finnan.


Finian has 8 variants: Fiinean, Finan, Finenn, Finnen, Fionan, Fionnan, Phinean and Phinian.

Finian has 2 more alternative forms via Finnian: Finna and Fionn.

Kreatif forms: Fanian, Fenian, Firnian. [more]

pinHow 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Finian and related baby names in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Fionn outside U.S.

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Suggested similar baby names are Filian, Fintan and Ninian. Like Finian, these names are not frequently used.