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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Fin"ny
  1. [Zoöl] Having, or abounding in, fins, as fishes; pertaining to fishes.
  2. Abounding in fishes."With patient angle trolls the finny deep." [Goldsmoth.]

From fin +‎ -y.

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Fun Facts about the name Finny

  • When was the first name Finny first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Finny is Sunday, March 21st, 1886.
  • How unique is the name Finny? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Finny. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Finny: Your name in reverse order is Ynnif. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Fniyn. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Finny born Feb 4, 1947

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 Northern England approximately on 1250. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.