US Popularity:296
Other Origin(s):Gaelic, Scottish, British
Meaning:Fair-faired; Courageous one; Fair Hero
Finley is a gender-neutral surname-turned-first name of Irish, Gaelic, and Scottish origins. Derived from the Gaelic name Fionnlagh, and the Old Irish name Findlaech, this anglicized version means "fair-haired," "courageous one," or "fair hero." These powerful definitions come from the root words fionn, meaning "white" or "fair," and laoch, meaning "hero." Today, this ancient-sounding name has transcended borders, cultures, and even hair colors, as it is a trendy choice in the United States and abroad. Baby Fin can also look up to the likes of former basketball player Michael Finley, actor George Finley, and musician Finley Quaye.

Finley Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Finley is currently #106 on The Bump
Boy:Finley is currently #66 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Finley is currently #73 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Finley is currently #296 in U.S. births
Boy:Finley is currently #285 in U.S. births
Girl:Finley is currently #282 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 64
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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