Finian - boys name

Finian name popularity, meaning and origin

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Finian name meaning:

The name Finian is of Irish origin and holds a significant meaning. Derived from the Gaelic name Fionnán, it is a combination of the words "fionn" meaning "fair" or "white" and "án" meaning "little" or "small". As such, the name Finian can be interpreted to mean "fair-haired" or "fair-skinned little one".

The name Finian has a charming and timeless quality to it. It evokes a sense of innocence and purity, symbolizing a child who possesses a fair and gentle nature. It carries a sense of positivity and brightness, reflecting qualities of light and purity.

In addition to its meaning, the name Finian also carries cultural and historical significance. It has ties to Irish mythology and folklore, adding a sense of depth and richness to its overall appeal. Overall, Finian is a name that exudes a sense of warmth, gentleness, and purity, making it a popular choice for parents seeking a meaningful and distinctive name for their baby boy.

Origin: Celtic


Related names

Finian , Finnian

Other boys names beginning with F


Overall UK ranking: 4789 out of 4789

3 recorded births last year

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