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What does Phinean mean?

Phinean Pronunciation of Phinean [phinean] as a boys' name. The name Phinean means "white, fair". Phinean is a variant form of Finnian (Irish, Gaelic): anglicized variant of Gaelic FinnÚn.

Associated with: white.


Phinean has 8 variants: Fiinean, Finan, Finenn, Finian, Finnen, Fionan, Fionnan and Phinian.

Creative forms:
(male) Pernean, Phenean, ..

(female) Phine, Phinia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Phinean Kian (P.K.), ..

How popular is Phinean?

Phinean is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Phinean is an equivalently unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Finnian (#1142 in recent rankings) is the only popular varying form of Phinean (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. This form of Phinean is at the peak of its popularity today (#1142). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Finnian in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Phinean and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ailean, Cailean, Chanan, Chandan, Eilean, Finegan, Fintan, Gilean, Kiean, Kilean, Ninian, Paine, Phelan, Philemon, Phineas, Phinehas, Pincas, Pinhas, Quinlan, Quintan, Shanan, Shannan and Whitman. Like Phinean, these names are not commonly used.

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