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Finn meaning and name origin

Finn \f(i)-nn\ as a boy's 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.

Finn has 3 variant forms: Fin, Fionn and Fynn.

For more information, see also related names Fingal, Finlay and Finnian.

Finn is also pronounced similarly to Fain, Faine, Fane and Fenn. Other suggested similar baby names are Finan, Finna, Flinn, Linn and Winn.

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Popularity of Finn

Finn is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1626 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Finn name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Finn with its variant forms and related boy baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Finn name in U.S.
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