Boy name origins & meanings
- Irish : Fair-haired
- Old Norse : Thunder
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.