Other Origin(s):Celtic, Gaelic
Meaning:Ruddy; The man with the red complexion; Ruddy-complected; Son of a red-haired man
Derived from a Gaelic surname, the name Flinn will most definitely help keep baby connected to their Celtic heritage on the Emerald Isle. It comes from the family name O Floinn, derived from the word flann, meaning "ruddy," making for a beautiful choice that celebrates baby's healthy red hair. Flinn is also thought to mean "the man with the red complexion," "ruddy-complected," or "son of a red-haired man." In medieval times, The Flinn or O'Flinn were rulers of Ulaid, making Flinn the perfect name for your fearless little warrior.
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