Finnian meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Finnian No. of characters: 7 Gender: Boy Origin of Finnian: Irish
How to pronounce Finnian fi-nnian What does my name mean? Meaning of Finnian: White, Horseman, Perspicacity, Rider, Knight, Ability to Discern, English name, meaning: the Blonde, White. Namesakes: St. Finnian, Bishop of Lindisfarne / Northumberland..

Origin and Meaning

Baby name Finnian is a male given name which is originated as an Anglicized form of the Gaelic Fionnán meaning "little fair one" which in turn is from fionn meaning "fair". The name was borne by several Irish saints. A famous bearer of the name is Saint Finnian of Moville who was a Christian missionary to Ireland. Another notable bearer of the name is Saint Finnian of Clonard who was an Irish founder of the monastery of Clonard. He founded Clonard Abbey in modern-day County Meath and was also considered as one of the fathers of Irish monasticism. Finnian ("Finny") is also a character name in the manga/anime 'Black Butler'.

Finnian was ranked 767 in 2015 US male names list and elevated by 4.36% from its previous ranking of 802 in 2014.

Full form of Finnian : Forceful Industrious Nonconforming Normal Informal Affectionate Naughty

Finnian is a rare first name for a boy in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 1327 in 2014. Only 487 people have Finnian as their first name. Finnian is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Finnian is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1993 and ranked 767 (0.004139% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 1807 people have Finnian as their first name. Finnian is not a native United States and Finnian may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.000505% of people in US have this given name.

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Expression number of Finnian is 4.

Organizing and managing qualities are possessed by Finnian. By systematic and methodical approach Finnian turns their dream into reality. Finnian are extremely sincere and honest.

Names that rhyme with Finnian Dainian, Danian, Dartanian, Finian, Finnian, Justinian, Ladainian, Ladanian, Ladaynian, NinianFamous people named Finnian Names like Finnian Finnian Namesakes Related Names: Fin, Fina, Finas, Finau, Finbar, Finbarr, Finch, Findlay, Findley, Fine, Fineas, Finepopla, Fines, Finessa, Finesse, Finest, Finette, Fingra, Finian, Finis Popularity of Finnian

The boy name first appeared in 1993 when 5 babies had Finnian as their first name, the baby name went as low as 6 in 1994. At peak, Finnian was given to 186 (0.009%) boys in 2016 specifically in New York where 16 babies were named Finnian after continuous rising. After it's 24 years long run, Finnian is currently rising in the chart.

Updated on: December 4th, 2019
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