Finnegan Name Meaning & Origin
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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Casey and Finnegan are puppets on a children's show Mr. Dressup.
Finnegan's Wake is the title of one of the top 100 English language novels of the 20th century, and a famous Celtic folk song.
Finnegan Bell, Ethan Hawke's character in the movie "Great Expectations".
♪♫ THERE ONCE WAS A MAN NAMED MICHAEL FINNEGAN...
...HE HAD SOME WHISKERS ON HIS CHINNEGAN...
...THE WIND BLEW THEM OFF...
...AND THEY GREW IN AGAIN...
...POOR OLD MICHAEL FINNIGAN...