Finnigan: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Finnigan

Finnigan

Pronunciation: FI-nə-gin (key)

Origin of the name Finnegan:

Transferred use of the surname, which is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic Ó Fionnagáin (des-cendant of Fionnagán). Fionnagán is a diminutive form of Fionn (fair): hence, “little fair one.” Var: Finnegan, Finigan. Short: Fin, Finn. Pet: Finny.

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A fun Irish/English name.

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My son's name is Finn. He's very typical Irish--always wants to party and have a good time, but if you get him angry, he'll rage. Of course, it may be the fact that he's only two...
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Finn, Iggy

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Fair

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Huckleberry Finn

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