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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Phinn

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Alt. Meaning

P is for pastimes, for you have many.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

N is for narrator, tell many stories

N is for novel, don't get too complicated!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Phinn

Thomas was born in 1814. He passed away on October 31st, 1866.


Montrose Phinn is a soccer player for the Harbour View F.C. and Jamaica national football team. Montrose was born on November 25th, 1987.


Nick Phinn is a soccer player for the Dunfermline Athletic F.C., Stenhousemuir F.C., Stranraer F.C., and Dumbarton F.C. Nick was born on October 14th, 1988 in Glasgow.


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Popularity of Phinn as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Phinn U.S.
  White 32.40% 64.26%
  African American 54.19% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.35% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.35% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.70% 16.26%

Of Last Name Phinn

People with the last name Phinn are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Phinn

  • How Popular is the name Phinn? Phinn is the 64,273rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Phinn was the 100,791st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Phinn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 17 babies born with the first name Phinn in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Phinn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2010 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Phinn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Phinn is Saturday, December 22nd, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Phinn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Phinn was in 2010 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Phinn: Your name in reverse order is Nnihp. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hnpin. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Phinn? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 179 people with the last name Phinn.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Phinn? Phinn is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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).
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