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Origin & Meaning

The name Finley is of Irish and Scottish origin.

The meaning of Finley is "white, fair warrior".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 223  in baby name popularity for girls with 1498 occurrences.  It ranked 374 in popular baby names for boys with 829 occurrences. 

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Finley is a variant spelling of Findlay.

Variants of the name Finley include Finlay, Finnley.

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Name Fun

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Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.