Finn - boys name

Finn name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 98%

Finn name meaning:

The name Finn is of Irish origin and holds several meanings. One interpretation is that it is derived from the Old Norse word "finnr," which means "fair" or "blonde." In this context, the name Finn symbolizes someone with fair hair or complexion. Another meaning is associated with the Irish Gaelic word "fionn," which translates to "white" or "bright." In Irish mythology, Finn MacCool is a legendary warrior and leader of the Fianna warriors, known for his wisdom and bravery.

The name Finn has gained popularity in recent years, perhaps due to its simplicity and strong sound. It has a timeless appeal and is also associated with characteristics such as strength, courage, and intelligence. Additionally, the name Finn has been used as a given name in various cultures, including English, Scottish, and Scandinavian, further adding to its versatility. Overall, the name Finn carries a sense of brightness, fairness, and strength, making it a popular choice for parents seeking a meaningful and timeless name for their baby boy.

Origin: Scandinavian



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Related names

Finn , Finegan, Fynn

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Overall UK ranking: 72 out of 4789

788 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Finn

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