Finn Family History
Finn Name Meaning
Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Finn ‘descendant of Fionn’ a byname meaning ‘white’ or ‘fair-haired’; it is often found Anglicized as White . This name is borne by several families in the west of Ireland. English and Scottish: from the Middle English personal name Fin(n) (Old Norse Finnr Fin originally ‘Finn’) used both as a byname and as a short form of various compound names with this first element. English (Kent of Norman origin): variant of Finnis a habitational name from Fiennes Pas-de-Calais France. See Fines German: ethnic name for someone from Finland.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press