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What does Finn mean?

Finn /finn/ as a boys' name is pronounced fin. It is of Irish, Gaelic and Old German origin, and the meaning of Finn is "white, fair".

Mythology: Finn MacCumhail was a legendary Irish hero (third century) somewhat like the English Robin Hood. His warrior-followers were called Fenians or Fianna. The modern Gaelic form is Fionn. The name can also be used as a pet form of Finbar and similar names.

Variations

Finn has 3 variants: Fin, Fionn and Fynn.

Affiliated boy names: Fingal, Finlay and Finnian.

Finn has 1 more relation via Finbar: Finnbar.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Fian, Fiian, ..

(female) Finia, Finnia, ..

How popular is Finn?

Finn is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#1624 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Finn for boys. Finn was first listed in 1997 and reached its apex position of #234 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Finn and associated names. Finlay, Finnian (#1366 in 2014), Fionn and Fynn (#1682) are the prominent varying forms of Finn (#234 in 2014) rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Finn were at the top of their popularity in 2014 (median #1456). Finn is the most contemporarily stylish baby name in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Finn, Finnian, Fynn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE FINN

Finn is alike in pronunciation to Fain, Faine, Fane and Fenn. Other suggested similar names are Benn, Conn, Dann, Donn, Dunn, Eann, Fib, Fico, Fido, Fife, Finan, Finenn, Finian, Finna, Finnen, Fintan, Fionan, Fish, Fisk, Fitz, Flainn (see Flann), Flann, Flin, Flinn, Flint, Flyn, Flynn, Fons, Fonz, Fran, Frann, Glinn, Guinn, Gunn, Gwinn, Jonn, Kenn, Lenn, Linn, Lonn, Lunn, Lynn, Mann, Penn, Quinn, Ronn, Vann, Vonn, Winn, Wynn, Yann and Zann. These names tend to be more commonly used than Finn.


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