Popularity:12517
Origin:Irish
Other Origin(s):Gaelic
Meaning:little fair one; white fire
Fintan is a boy's name of Irish origin. This traditional name means "little fair one" or "white fire" and is derived from the name Fiontan. Fiontan is made up of the elements fionn, which means "fair" and has led to names like Finn, and tine, which means "fire." In Irish mythology, the only person to survive the Great Flood was a man called Fintan mac Bóchra, making this a name fit for someone who fights to live their life to the fullest.
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