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Gender: M Meaning of Finn: "white, fair" Origin of Finn: Irish Finn's Popularity in 2013: #250

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Finn is a name with enormous energy and charm, that of the greatest hero of Irish mythology, Finn MacCool (aka Fionn mac Cuumhaill), an intrepid warrior with mystical supernatural powers, noted as well for his wisdom and generosity.

Finn is rising fast through the charts and is a nameberry favorite--and is also (go figure) a Top 10 name in Germany. After entering the U.S. pop list in 2000, Finn has moved up every year since, now at Number 250.

Finn was chosen by cool couple Christy Turlington and Ed Burns for their son, and also by Jane Leeves and Autumn Reeser. Played by Cory Monteith prior to his death, Finn Hudson was a prominent character on Glee.

Other up-and-comers in the same family: FINLAY and FINLEY, FINIAN and FINNIAN, FINNEGAN and FINNIGAN, and, from Germany, FYNN.

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Famous People Named Finn

Finn mac Blatha, king of Ireland around the 5th century BC
Finn Scott, son of actor Tom Everett Scott
Finn Davey McDermott, son of Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott
Finn Burns, son of actor Ed Burns and Christy Turlington
Finn Coben, son of actress Jane Leeves
Finn Warren, son of Autumn Reeser
Finn Kerwin (1992), son of Brian Kerwin & Jeanne Marie Troy
Finn Wilson (born 2014), son of Owen Wilson
Finn Jones, British actor known for playing Loras Tyrell in Game of Thrones

Pop Culture References for the Name Finn

Huckleberry Finn, character in various Mark Twain novels
Finn McCool, hero of Irish mythology
Finn the Human, main character of the cartoon "Adventure Time"
Finn Hudson, character from television series "Glee"
Finn Sharkey, character in "Waterloo Road"
Finn Whitman, main character from "Kingdom Keepers" series
Finn Macauley, character in the video game "Resident Evil 6"
Finn, minor character from "The Sopranos"
Finn Abernathy, intern on television show "Bones"
Finn Dandridge, former character on "Grey's Anatomy"
Finn, protagonist from novel "Incarceron"
Finn, deuteragonist in the video game Harvest Moon: Animal Parade
Finn Collins, character from the TV show "The 100"

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