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What does Fintan mean?

Fintan \f(i)-ntan, fin-tan\ as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Fintan is "white fire". Anglicized form of the traditional Irish name Fiontan, derived from "finn" and "tine". Saint Fintan was an Irish abbot, whose monastery existed at a remarkable level of austerity. Fintan himself lived only on bread and water.


Variations

Fintan has 2 variants: Fionntan and Fiontan.


Popularity

Fintan is an uncommon given name for males. Fintan is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Fintan for boys. Fintan has yet to make it into the list thus far. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Fintan name in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Fintan is pronounced similarly to Fenton and Fontane. Other suggested similar baby names are Finan, Finian and Fontana. Like Fintan, these names are not commonly used.

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