< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880


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16k Finley (Scottish)

How popular is the baby name Finlay in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1918 6 0 6
1998 7 0 7
1999 7 0 7
2000 20 0 20
2001 21 0 21
2002 17 0 17
2003 18 0 18
2004 31 5 26
2005 48 6 42
2006 57 7 50
2007 52 9 43
2008 49 8 41
2009 55 5 50
2010 42 13 29
2011 45 10 35
2012 51 14 37
2013 59 18 41
2014 42 8 34
2015 74 10 64

Want to know about the popularity of the Finlay baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 701 babies born with the name Finlay in the United States. That's more than enough Finlays to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Finlay" was in 2015 with a total of 64 babies.

According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Finlay" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2006. Across the entire United States a total of only 57 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Finlay popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Finlay" mean? The list below shows the origins of Finlay as well as things modernly associated with the name Finlay such as celebrities named Finlay.

Origin and Meaning of Finlay

The name "Finlay" is of Scottish origin, and it means "Fair warrior". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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Alternative Meanings

F is for funny, humor suits you!

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

L is for luster, your shine.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Yalnif". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lafiyn". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Finlay born Feb 19, 1975

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Africa approximately on 1575. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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