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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Fintan

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  • A user from Kenya says the name Fintan is of Unknown origin and means "The fair one".

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Notable Persons Named Fintan

Fintan McKeown is an actor. He was most prominent from 1985 to present. Fintan is also known as Fintan McKeown.


He died in 603.



Fintan was born in 1922 in Wexford. Fintan is also known as Ó Cearbhaill and Fiontán P. He left this life in 1981.


Fintan was born on January 3rd, 1954.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Fintan

He died in 603.


Saint was born in Ireland. He passed away in 635.


Fun Facts about the name Fintan

  • How Popular is the name Fintan? Fintan is the 21,801st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Fintan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 299 babies born with the first name Fintan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Fintan 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 Fintan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Fintan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Fintan is Saturday, September 29th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Fintan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Fintan was in 2010 with a total of 27 babies.
  • Random Fintan Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Fintan is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Fintan: Your name in reverse order is Natnif. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ntfain. How do you pronounce that?

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