Finlay - boys name

Finlay name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 96%

Finlay name meaning:

Origin: Gaelic

Small blond soldier, fair hero. Famous Bearers: The fictional MacBeth's father.


Unisex names

Related names

Finlay , Findley , Finleigh

Other boys names beginning with F


Overall UK ranking: 180 out of 4789

293 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (6)

Historical popularity of Finlay

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