Last name origins & meanings:
- Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Finn
‘descendant of Fionn’, a byname meaning ‘white’ or
‘fair-haired’. This name is borne by several families in the west of
- English: from the Old Norse personal name
Finnr ‘Finn’, used both as a byname and as a short form of
various compound names with this first element.
- German: ethnic
name for someone from Finland.
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