Of Irish and Scandinavian origin.
Irish origin: a form of the Old Irish name Fionn.
Fionn meant “fair” or “white”.
Ancient Irish manuscripts describe Finn Mac Cumbail, a legendary 3rd century hero, wise and generous warrior, similar to English Robin Hood, who was leader of the Fianna army.
Finn Mac Cumbail and his followers’ stories form the Fenian Cycle, one of the four major cycles of Irish mythology.
Finn is also a Scandinavian name.
In Old Norse the form of the name was Finnr, meaning “Sámi, Laplander, person from Finland”.
The word finnr in Old Norse meant “wanderer”.
Finnr is the name of dwarf in the “Vǫluspá”, the first and best known poem of the Poetic Edda, a collection of Old Norse poems.
Different forms of Finn in several languages are: Fionn, Fion, Finnagán, Fionnán, Finnr, Finnur, Fynn.
Finna is the Nordic female form of Finn, and also the male form of Finn in Greenland.
Finn is also used to refer to a person that is a citizen of Finland.
It is a name that has been continuously rising in the popularity charts during the last decade.
Famous bearers are Finn Wittrock, Finn Jones, Finn Kalvik, Finn Carter.
Finn is a popular name in the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium and Ireland.
The most famous Finn in the world is fictional and Finn is his last name.
His full name is Huckleberry Finn. He was created by Mark Twain and he first appeared in the book “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”.
Finn is Tom’s best friend. They live on the Mississippi river, dealing with adventures revolving around people in the local society.