Meaning:Fair-haired courageous one; Blond warrior, hero
Finnley is a gender-neutral name of Irish and Scottish origins, meaning “fair-haired courageous one” or “blond warrior/hero.” This valiant title comes from the Gaelic surname “Fionlagh.” Though Finnley is especially popular for boys in the US, girls can rock this name, too! Finnley is connected to Finn, which derives from the Old Irish name Fionn. The famous mythological warrior Fionn mac Cumhaill—pronounced “mac-cool”—is a notable figure in Irish and Scottish lore, most famous for eating the “Salmon of Knowledge”. Finnley is a wonderful name to honor Gaelic ancestry, and it will take a powerful soul like baby’s to bear it with honor!
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