Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Finn m. Old Irish finn 'white, fair; bright; blessed' or Old Icelandic finnr 'a Finn, a Sami'.

The name of several legendary high kings of Ireland, a legendary Frisian king mentioned in Beowulf, and a mythical Irish hunter-hero.

Ireland
Latin
fin12thC Fin (nom) MunDocIr III, p. 22
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Finn". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Finn.