Meaning and Origin of: Finn

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Irish : Fair-haired
  • Old Norse : Thunder

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Finn ‘descendant of Fionn’, a byname meaning ‘white’ or ‘fair-haired’. This name is borne by several families in the west of Ireland.
  • English : from the Old Norse personal nameFinnr ‘Finn’, used both as a byname and as a short form of various compound names with this first element.
  • German : ethnic name for someone from Finland.

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