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Finnigan is a baby boy’s name of Irish origin meaning “fair, white”. Finnigan is the Anglicized version of Fionnagán and a variant spelling of Finnegan most common as a surname. Finnigan is a charming, unusual name that deserves a second look from any parent looking for a Celtic baby name.

Meaning of the name Finnigan:

Irish: fair, white

Origin of the name Finnigan:

Finnigan is a baby boy’s name of Irish origin that means “fair, white”. Finnigan is a variant spelling of Finnegan and the Anglicized version of the Irish name Fionnagán. Fionnagán is a diminutive of the name Fionn.

Symbolism of the name Finnigan:

Finnigan is the Anglicized diminutive of the name Fionn. Fionn mac Cumhail was a legendary Irish mythological hero that fought against giants that were threatening his people.

Baby name Finnigan


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Gender of the name Finnigan:

Finnigan is a boy's baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Finnigan:


Number of syllables in the name Finnigan:


Emotion evoked from the name Finnigan:

Finnigan evokes feelings of good humor and charm.

Alternative spellings for the name Finnigan:

Finnigan, Finnagen, Finnigen

Nicknames for the name Finnigan:

Popularity of the name Finnigan:

According to the Social Security Administration, Finnigan is an uncommon baby boy’s name. Finnigan has never appeared in the top 1000 baby names list.

Related names for the name Finnigan:

Great middle names for the name Finnigan and their meanings:

  • Hugo (intellect)
  • Owen (young warrior, well-born)
  • Asher (fortunate, blessed, happy one, ash tree)
  • Callum (dove)
  • Leo (lion)
  • Rory (red king)
  • Everett (brave as a wild boar)
  • Jack (God is gracious)

Famous people with the name Finnigan:

  • Frank Finnigan (Canadian ice hockey player)
  • Finnigan Klann (American actor)
  • Annette Finnigan (American suffragette and philanthropist)
  • Robert E. Finnigan (American scientist)
  • Finnigan Holden McCormack (son of actor Eric McCormack and Janet Holden)

Finnigan in popular culture:

  • Seamus Finnigan (media, “Harry Potter” series)
  • Finnigan Sinister (comic, “Sinister Dexter” in series 2000AD)
  • Finnigan (literature, “Surrender” by Sonya Hartman)
  • Finnigan Fox (video game, “Finnigan Fox”)
  • Finnigan (video games, “Divinity” series)
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