Finn


Finn

Finn ("pl." Finns) is commonly used to refer to a member of the Finn ethnic group or a citizen of Finland.

"Finn" may also refer to:

Various

* a short form of Finnegan
* a name, meaning "fair"
* Finn (dinghy), an Olympic class of sailing dinghy
* "", a 2007 novel by Jon Clinch
* "Phineas Finn", an 1867 novel by Anthony Trollope and the name of its leading character
* a variant of fin, a colloquial term for the U.S. five dollar bill bearing a portrait of Abraham Lincoln
* "Finn", a song by Tori Amos for the Great Expectations (1998 film) soundtrack.
* "Finn" (album), a 1995 album by the Finn Brothers.
* "", an oak tree; a family or clan native to County Cork, Ireland.
* River Finn in Northern Ireland
* Finn Township, Logan County, North Dakota, in the United States
* "Finn (The Lost World)", an episode in the television series "The Lost World"
* As a verb, an attempt to pull rank based on how long one has been on IRC [The Free Online Dictionary of Computing, [http://foldoc.org/?finn] ]

Legendary people

* several legendary High Kings of Ireland ("Finn" or "Fionn" is Irish for "white", "bright" or "fair"):
** Eber Finn, 1700 BC (AFM), 1287-1286 BC (FFE)
** Cearmna Finn, 1533-1493 BC (AFM), 1155-1115 BC (FFE)
** Finn mac Blatha, 952-930 BC (AFM), 725-705 BC (FFE)
** Duach Finn, 904-894 BC (AFM), 679-674 BC (FFE)
** Ailill Finn, 795-786 BC (AFM), 586-577 BC (FFE)
** Fiatach Finn, 36-39 AD (AFM), 25-28 AD (FFE)
* Fionn mac Cumhail (Finn mac Cumhal; anglicised to Finn McCool), a legendary warrior of Irish mythology
* Finn (Frisian), a Frisian King, who appears in "Beowulf" and "The Fight at Finnsburg"
* Finn, the giant who, according to folk mythology, built the Lund Cathedral
* Finn Blakely son of Jim and MiriamJay Finn-The boy who according to Aberdonian folk lore single handedly caught enough fish to last the town 4 months.

Fictitious people

* Finn (comics), the eponymous hero of a strip written by Pat Mills
* Finn (rat), a fictional rat character in the popular Deptford Mice books by Robin Jarvis
* Huckleberry Finn, the title character of the Mark Twain novel Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
* Riley Finn
* Finn Whitman, from the Ridley Pearson novel "The Kingdom Keepers"
* Finn, a character in the "Jackie Chan Adventures" television series; see List of Jackie Chan Adventures characters
* The Finn, a character in William Gibson's Sprawl trilogy
* Finn, one of the main protagonists of the animated television series, Storm Hawks.
* "Finn", a wizard character in the opera "Ruslan and Lyudmila"
* Finn is also the name of the main goldfish from the Pepperidge Farm snack crackers.

ee also

* [http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special%3APrefixindex&from=Finn&namespace=0 All articles with titles beginning "Finn"]
* Fin
* Fine
* Flynn

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