Finn: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Finn | Boys
Origin of the name Finn:
Popular Anglicized form of the Irish Fionn (fair, white, clear). The name was borne by the legendary Finn MacCool, the father of the famous poet Ossian and the supposed builder of the Giants' Causeway of the Antrium coast. Finn MacCool is the popular subject of many Irish legends and stories, which portray him as both a giant and a man of normal stature. His Gaelic name is Gionn MacCumhal.
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I'm due #2 in June and if I have a boy I'd like to call him Finn but our surname is Egan so it will look like "finnegan".my husband is totally thrown off by this.is there any other names that sound or look similar or should we just go ahead and call him Finn??
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I once met twins named Finn and Gill...
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Finn Jones, actor who plays Ser Loras Tyrell on HBO's "Game of Thrones"
Finn Scott, son of actor Tom Everett Scott
Finn McDermott, son of Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott
Finn Burns, son of actor Edward Burns and Christy Turlington
Finn Leeves Coben, son of actress Jane Leeves
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Mark Twain's "Huckleberry Finn"
Legendary Irish hero Finn McCool
Meadow's boyfriend on "The Sopranos"
"Finnegan's Wake" by James Joyce
'Finn' (McVet) on "Grey's Anatomy"
Finn Hudson, character on "Glee"
Finn Whitman, from the "Kingdom Keeper" series by Ridley Pearson
Finn, character from "Adventure Time"
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Global Popularity of the Name Finn
- #5 in Germany
- #8 in Netherlands
- #66 in Ireland
- #69 in Australia (Victoria)
- #74 in Australia (New South Wales)
- #77 in Scotland
- #143 in Canada (Alberta)
- #150 in Canada (British Columbia)
- #291 in Norway
- #368 in United States