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Emily P. Contributor

Finn is a cute name for boys and girls, but we see it most often with boys.

Finn is especially suitable for Golden Retrievers, cream Labs, and other fair-haired pups. That's because this name comes from the name of a mythical Irish warrior that had fair hair. And what's not to love about Irish folklore?

Finn is one of those dog names that has risen sharply in popularity over the past few years, and we're fully behind it!

Traits associated with the name Finn:

Dogs named Finn tend to be loving, good-natured, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, intelligence, and friendship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Finn?

It suggests that you have an affinity for unique names and may have a fondness for the character Finn from the popular TV show, Adventure Time.

Is Finn a good dog name?

Finn is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. Finn is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Finn is found in these categories:


  • Finn ranks #56 with users of
  • Finn ranks #253 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Finn ranks #1,498 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Finn is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Finn outranks the great majority of names.

In the past week, Finn was viewed 174 times, and liked 17 times.

Most popular breeds named Finn:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Golden Retriever
  3. Labrador Retriever
  4. Boxer
  5. Beagle

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Dog names like Finn:

Fair-haired hero
Peaceful ruler; diminutive of Friedrich.
A word short for a chipset, or a splinter. Also the diminutive form of Charles.
Sudden burst of flame or light
The name of a Scottish river; means "the keeper of the keys".
A short fast race; to move quickly.
Finn dog name meaning

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