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Popularity
< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Finlay

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Scottish
  • Meaning: Fair warrior
  • #13450 All Time
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14k Finley (Scottish)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1918606
1998707
1999707
200020020
200121021
200217017
200318018
200431526
200548642
200657750
200752943
200849841
200955550
2010421329
2011451035
2012511437
2013591841
201442834

Want to know about the populiarty of Finlay? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 627 babies born with the name Finlay in the United States. That's more than enough Finlaies to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1918 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Finlay" was in 2006 with a total of 50 babies.

According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Finlay" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2013. Across the entire United States a total of only 59 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Finlay" mean?

Finlay (Scottish): Fair warrior

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

F is for fun, your zest for life!

I is for ideals, no higher!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

L is for little, the little things you do.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Finlay popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Finlay in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Finlay born Feb 2, 1925

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern India approximately on 1450. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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