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.
Finn has 1 more relation via Finbar: Finnbar.Creative forms:
(male) Fian, Fiian, ..
(female) Finia, Finnia, .. Middle name pairings:
Finn Ibrahim (F.I.), ..
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)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Finn for boys. Finn was first listed in 1997 and reached its apex position of #209 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Finn and associated names. Finlay, Finnian (#1142 in 2015), Fionn and Fynn (#1522) are the prominent varying forms of Finn (#209 in 2015) rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Finn were at the top of their popularity in 2015 (median #1374). Finn is the most contemporarily stylish baby name in this compilation.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.