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Phinian

What does Phinian mean?

Phinian Pronunciation of Phinian [phin-ian] as a boys' name has the meaning "white, fair". Phinian is an alternate form of Finnian (Irish, Gaelic): anglicized variant of Gaelic FinnÚn.

Associated with: white.

Variations

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

Creative forms:
(male) Phiian, Phini, ..

(female) Phinan, Phinie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Phinian Westyn (P.W.), ..

How popular is Phinian?

Phinian is a rare given name for males. Phinian is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent related form of Phinian (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 is Finnian (#1142 the previous year). This form of Phinian is at the height of its popularity today. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bivian, Chanan, Chandan, Daivian, Eilian, Eirian, Emilian, Filian, Fintan, Gilian, Kilian, Midian, Ninian, Phelan, Phenix, Philip, Philipp, Philips, Phineas, Phinehas, Pincas, Pinhas, Quinlan, Quintan, Shanan, Shannan, Thorian, Vivian and Whitman. These names tend to be more commonly used than Phinian.

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