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What does Phinian mean?

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

ASSOCIATED WITH Ph-, -ian, white


VARIANTS Phinean, Fionnan, Fionan, Finnen, Finian, Finenn, Finan, Fiinean



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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?

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-sounding 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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