Finn

Finn - A very unique male name



  Apr 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Finn, meaning fair or white, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1996 on position #2099. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Finn and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Finn? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Finn. The baby boy name Finn was given to 1,194 baby boys in 2012, ranking #289 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,374 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Finn peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 289.



Famous with this name

Finn Cole
Finn Carter
Finn Storgaard


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Finn is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Finn is currently topping the baby name charts in Vermont at position #76 - and is the least popular in Arizona at position #594.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Finn is where you live.


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Finn origin and meaning

Finn is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means fair or white. To see famous people named Finn, pop culture references for the name Finn and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Finn

We've found the following names that sound similar to Finn, sorted by popularity.

Fabian / Favian / Finnian / Faheem / Fahim / Fumio / Fabien / Fionn / Fynn / Finian /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012289
2011300
2010299
2009342
2008365
2007390
2006461
2005529
2004572
2003650
2002831
2001788
2000840
19991109
19981255
19972359
19962099

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Vermont76
Utah141
Massachusetts145
Minnesota145
New Hampshire148
Maine148
Oregon156
District of Columbia158
Delaware174
Alaska201
Connecticut201
Pennsylvania205
Washington206
Wisconsin212
Hawaii221
Idaho225
South Dakota234
Indiana237
Maryland239
New York240
Nevada249
North Dakota250
Virginia259
Montana272
North Carolina276
Ohio278
Illinois287
Iowa287
Michigan289
New Jersey294
Colorado305
Missouri308
Nebraska312
California317
Georgia351
Louisiana355
Florida364
Arkansas365
Tennessee370
New Mexico388
Kansas406
Oklahoma412
Mississippi438
Alabama445
Texas465
South Carolina579
Kentucky580
Arizona594

Even more about Finn


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Finn a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Finn?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Finn
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,374
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1996
2012 births +1,194

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