GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Irish
PRONOUNCED: FIN-var   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "fair hair", derived from Irish fionn "white, fair" and barr "head". Saint Fionnbharr of Cork was a 6th-century bishop who supposedly performed miraculous cures. The Barry Islands off Wales were named for him.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVES: Bairre, Barra, Barry, Barrie
OTHER LANGUAGES: Barrie, Barry, Berry (English)