Wednesday, March 19, 2008


Is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and its meaning is "white or fair head". Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Fionnbharr.
A prominent abbott and bishop who kept the Catholic Church alive in Ireland during the seventh and eighth centuries. One tale tells of Saint Finbar crossing the Irish Sea on horseback.
Variations of Finbar are:
Barr, Barra, Finbar, Finnbar, Finnbarr, Fionn and Fionnbharr.

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