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What does Finley mean?

Finley Pronunciation of Finley [fin-ley] 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.


Finley has 6 variants: Finlea, Finlee, Finlie, Finnlea, Finnley and Finnlie.

6 more alternative forms via Finlay: Findlay, Findley, Findlie, Finn, Finndlay and Finndley.

Creative forms:
(male) Filey, Fonley, ..

(female) Finnel, Finney, ..

Middle name pairings:
Finley Dwight (F.D.), ..

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 #326 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 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?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Finley (#326 a year ago) rated in the Top 2000 are Finn (#209 a year ago), Finnley (#744) and Finlay. These forms of Finley were favored as birth names in 2015 (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 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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