Meaning and Origin of: Flynn

Flynn means "Son of the red-haired man" and is of Irish origin.

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Irish : Son of the red-haired man

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Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Floinn ‘descendant of Flann’, a byname meaning ‘red(dish)’, ‘ruddy’. There were families of this name in various parts of Ireland.

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