Finn: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Finn

Finn

Pronunciation: FIN (key)

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.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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I love Finn for a boy! I think it's very uncommon & original which is awesome!

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Finnegan, Finny, Fish Boy

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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 William Leeves Coben, son of actress Jane Leeves
Finn Harries, Youtuber and twin brother of Jack Harries
Cory Monteith played the character Finn in the TV Series Glee

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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 Dandridge "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
Finn McMissile from the Pixar franchise Cars
Finn Mikaelson from the CW's The Vampire Diaries

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