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in the U.S.
since 1880
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International Interest
  1. Alternative spelling of Finnian

Notable Persons Named Finian

Finian McGrath is a Dublin City Councillor and Teachta Dála. Finian was born on April 9th, 1953 in Tuam, County Galway, Ireland.


Finian Tan is a venture capitalist and entrepreneur.


He holds the title Saint. Finian was born in Leinster. He passed away in 560.


He was most prominent from 2002 to 2002. Finian was born in 1985 in Galway.


Finian was born on January 1st, 1924. He left this life on June 5th, 2010.


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Fun Facts about the name Finian

  • How Popular is the name Finian? Finian is the 16,943rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Finian have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 468 babies born with the first name Finian in the United States. That's more than enough people named Finian to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Finian? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Finian first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Finian is Monday, February 22nd, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Finian born? The highest recorded use of the first name Finian was in 2005 with a total of 41 babies.
  • Random Finian Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Finian is not a popular baby boy's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Finian: Your name in reverse order is Nainif. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nainfi. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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