Finnley - boys name

Finnley name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 94%

Finnley name meaning:

Finnley is an anglicized version of the name Finlay or Fionnlagh, which originates from the Gaelic language. The name is composed of two elements - "Fionn" meaning "fair" or "white," and "lagh" meaning "warrior" or "hero." Therefore, the name Finnley can be interpreted as "fair warrior" or "white hero."

The name Finnley carries a strong and masculine connotation, suggesting qualities of strength, bravery, and nobility. It represents a combination of two contrasting characteristics - fairness and warlike attributes. This name may symbolize both physical and moral strength, emphasizing the balance between power and righteousness.

Parents who choose the name Finnley for their son may hope to instill in him the virtues of both fairness and bravery, encouraging him to become a valiant individual who fights for justice and stands up for what is right. Overall, Finnley is a name that exudes a sense of honor, courage, and integrity.


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Overall UK ranking: 268 out of 4789

171 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (605)

Historical popularity of Finnley

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