Flynn Meaning and Origin

The name Flynn is a unisex name meaning “red-haired” and is of Irish origin. Flynn is a name of Irish origin, which means “son of the red-haired one” or “descendant of Flann” in Gaelic. It is a relatively popular name, ranking in the top 1000 names for boys in the United States. Flynn has been used as both a first name and a surname. As a surname, it is most commonly associated with the actor Errol Flynn, who was known for his swashbuckling roles in classic Hollywood films. Flynn has also been used in popular culture, with notable characters including Flynn Rider from Disney’s “Tangled” and Flynn Carson from the “Librarian” series of films and television shows.

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