The name Flynn is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "son of the red-haired one". Flynn is ranked #779 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".
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Flynn, a charming Irish surname, is still used only quietly, despite its easygoing, casual cowboy charm, unlike Finn which is a star of this genre. Flynn was the choice of Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr for their baby boy, and is also the middle name -- used as his first -- of a son of Miranda's fellow supermodel Elle Macpherson, of Gary Oldman's son Gulliver and Marley Shelton's daughter West.
Flynn Rider (born Eugene Fitzherbert) is the dashing animated hero of the Disney film "Tangled." On TV's "Breaking Bad", Flynn was what young Walter Jr. tried to rename himself. The name was long associated with the swashbuckling Errol Flynn, inspiration of the phrase "in like Flynn." Some may connect this name to controversial former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn
Flynn entered the U.S. Top 1000 in 2011, and is a highly popular choice in Australia and New Zealand.
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