Finley - boys name

Finley name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 100%

Finley name meaning:

The name Finley is of Scottish origin and is derived from the Gaelic word "fionnlagh," which means "fair hero" or "fair warrior." The name carries a sense of strength, bravery, and nobility. It is also associated with fairness and justice.

Boys named Finley are often described as courageous, intelligent, and charismatic individuals. They possess a natural ability to lead and inspire others. They have a strong sense of justice and fairness, always striving to do what is right. Their determination and perseverance allow them to overcome challenges and achieve their goals.

Finley is a name that carries a rich heritage and a meaning that resonates with strength and valor. It is a name that symbolizes the qualities of a true hero, making it a popular choice for parents looking to give their son a name that embodies courage and integrity.

Origin: English



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Overall UK ranking: 19 out of 4789

2283 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Wales (11)
  • England (19)
  • Scotland (97)

Historical popularity of Finley

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