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.
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 Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)