What does Finn mean?
Finn /finn/ [1 syll.] 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.
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 2000 and reached its apex position of #234 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Finn and associated names. Barry, Finlay and Fionn are the prominent varying forms of Finn (#234 in 2014) rated in the Top 1000. These boy names reached the top of their popularity during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.2313%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.1915%, ▼17.2%), but with the version Barry becoming less stylish. Finn (#234) is the most contemporarily stylish baby name in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)