See also: finn and fínn

EnglishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English Finnas (Finns, plural), from Old Norse Finnr (a Finn, a Sami), a ‘finder’ of food, referring to nomadic hunter-gatherers.

NounEdit

Finn (plural Finns)

  1. A national of Finland.
  2. A person of ethnic Finnish ancestry, a non-Swedish Finlander.
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

An Old and Middle Irish form of Fionn.

Proper nounEdit

Finn (plural Finns)

  1. A male given name from Irish.
  2. A surname​.
  3. A river in County Donegal, Ireland, tributary to the Mourne.

DanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse Finnr.

Proper nounEdit

Finn

  1. A male given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data:25 335 males with the given name Fnn have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1940s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.

GermanEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [fɪn]
  • (file)

Proper nounEdit

Finn

  1. A male given name borrowed from Danish or Norwegian Finn.

Usage notesEdit

  • Currently popular in Germany.

Derived termsEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Finne.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Finn m (plural Finnen)

  1. Finn (person from Finland)

NorwegianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse Finnr, used since Middle Ages, also as an element in Old Norse compound names.

Proper nounEdit

Finn

  1. A male given name.

Related termsEdit


Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *Finnaz. Compare Old Norse Finnr.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Finn m

  1. Finn (someone from Finland)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit