US Popularity:983
Meaning:White, fair; Fair-haired
Finnegan is a boy’s name that is Irish in origin. Finnegan is an Anglicization of the Irish surname Ó Fionnagáin, from which also comes the popular given names Fionn and Finn. It refers to Fionn mac Cumhaill, an Irish mythological hero renowned for his strength and wisdom. All of these names mean "white," fair,” or “fairhaired” in Irish. While Finnegan is most often a surname in Ireland, it was popularized as a first name by the James Joyce novel Finnegans Wake (although Finnegan was the family name of the eponymous protagonist.) It can be shortened to Finn if you want to give baby a well-known nickname.

Finnegan Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Finnegan is currently #858 on The Bump
Boy:Finnegan is currently #472 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Finnegan is currently #983 in U.S. births
Boy:Finnegan is currently #492 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 46
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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