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Gender: M Meaning of Finnegan: "fair" Origin of Finnegan: Irish Finnegan's Popularity in 2014: #464

If you like the Finn names and love James Joyce, Finnegan is extremely winning. Will & Grace 's Eric McCormack chose the Finnigan spelling for his son. And of course Finnegan gains you access to the great short form Finn.

James Joyce took the title of Finnegans Wake from an old Irish-American song.

Finnegan represents a whole genre of Irish family names you might consider, such as Harrigan, Brannigan, Corrigan, Donegan, Mulligan, Flanagan and Lanigan.

Famous People Named Finnegan

Finnegan Frayn "Finn" Harries, English vlogger, designer and entrepreneur; twin of fellow vlogger Jackson Frayn "Jack" Harries
Finnegan Biden, granddaughter of VP Joe Biden, daughter of Hunter Biden

Pop Culture References for the name Finnegan

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, intellectual property law firm
Finnegan, a dog puppet, from the Canadian television show "Mr. Dressup"
Finnegan Foundation, Pennsylvania education organization
"Finnegan's Wake," a street ballad
"Finnegans Wake," a book by James Joyce
Finnegan, a minor fictional character in "Star Trek"