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Meaning and Origin of: Finley

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Celtic : Fair-haired one
  • Irish : Fair-haired

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Scottish : from the Gaelic personal name Fionnlagh (Old Irish Findlaech), composed of the elements fionn ‘white’, ‘fair’ (see Finn) + laoch ‘warrior’, ‘hero’, which seems to have been reinforced by an Old Norse personal name composed of the elements finn ‘Finn’ + leikr ‘fight’, ‘battle’, ‘hero’.

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