Finch Family History
Finch Name Meaning
English: nickname from Middle English finch fink ‘finch’ (Old English finc) for a small lively cheerful person. Americanized form (translation into English) of German Jewish (Ashkenazic) Czech Slovenian and Croatian Fink ‘finch’ or of some of the corresponding Slavic surnames e.g. Czech (Moravian) Pěnka (see Penka ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press