25th November 2019

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What does Phineas mean in the Bible?

In the Old Testament Phinehas is a grandson of Aaron who kills an Israelite because he is intimate with a Midianite woman, thus stopping a plague sent by God. Also in the Bible this is the son of Eli, killed in battle with the Philistines.

Keeping this in view, what does Finneas mean?

Meanings and history of the name Finneas: | Edit. A creative respelling of the English Phineas; a form of Pinchas (Hebrew meaning "oracle" or Egyptian meaning "dark skinned"). Famous real-life people named Finneas: | Edit.

What does the name Finn stand for?

In Irish the meaning of the name Finn is: Fair. Mythology; Finn Mac Cumhail was legendary Irish 3rd century hero similar to the English Robin Hood. His warrior-followers were named Finians.
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