Other Origin(s):Gaelic
Meaning:White or fair head
Boasting an irresistible Irish charm and a sense of Celtic mysticism, the name Finnbar makes for a timeless choice. Masculine and of Irish origin, Finnbar can be spelled in a variety of ways, including Finbar or Finnbarr. It is derived from the Irish fionn, meaning “white” or “fair,” giving it the definition of “white or fair head.” Finnbar found quite a significant place in Irish history and folklore and was borne by St. Finbar, who happens to be the patron saint of County Cork in Ireland. In Irish folklore, Fionnbharr is believed to be the king of the fairies, sure to keep a sense of magic around baby as they journey through life.
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