Gender: Male Meaning of Fintan: "white fire or white bull" Origin of Fintan: Irish

Fintan Origin and Meaning

The name Fintan is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "white fire or white bull".

Fintan is an ancient Irish saints' name that in legend is also the name of the only person to survive The Flood. Popular in modern Ireland, Fintan is ripe for export to the US where it is rarely used but could make an excellent long form for the stylish Finn.

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TinyKeegs Says:


We named our son Fintán (Finn for short). He is named after my dad, who in turn was named after an uncle. Basically, it’s a family name that has (fortunately) gained in popularity via nickname!