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GenderMasculine
PronouncedPron.FYOON Irish
FYEEN Irish
FIN English
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Meaning & History

From Irish fionn (older Irish finn) meaning "fair" or "white". Fionn mac Cumhail was a legendary Irish hero who became all-wise by eating an enchanted salmon. He fought against the giant Fomors with his son Oisín and grandson Oscar.
VariantsFinn, Fion Irish Finn Irish Mythology
DiminutivesFinnagán, Finnán, Fionnán Irish

Categories

beauty, colors, fish, heroes, kings, legend, pale, white, wisdom
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute