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What does Finley mean?

Finley Pronunciation of Finley as a boys' name. The name Finley means "fair, white warrior". Finley is a variant form of Finlay (Scottish, Gaelic).


ASSOCIATED WITH fair (white), warrior


VARIANTS Finnlie, Finnley, Finnlea, Finlie, Finlee, Finlea

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA FINLAY Findlay, Findley, Findlie, Finn, Finndlay, Finndley



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How popular is Finley?

Finley is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#854 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Finley reached its peak position of #287 in the U.S. in the year 2016. (2016 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Finley name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Finley (#287 A YEAR AGO) rated in the Top 2000 are Finn (#175), Finnley (#631) and Finlay. These forms of Finley were favored as birth names in 2016 (USAGE OF 0.2%). Finn, Finley and Finnley are three of the more contemporarily stylish birth names among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Finley, Finn, Finnley in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Finley, Finlay, Finn outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Ainsley, Birley, Brinley, Conley, Denley, Dunley, Farley, Farnley, Fernley, Filep, Finnen, Gilley, Hanley, Henley, Kenley, Kiley, Kinney, Kinsey, Kinsley, Lindley, Linlea, Linlee, Linley, Linly, Linsey, Lynley, Manley, Penley, Ridley, Riley, Ripley, Risley, Wiley and Willey. These names tend to be more commonly used than Finley.

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