Finne Family History
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Finne Name Meaning
Variant spelling of Finn 1, 2, and 4. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farms so named, from finn ‘matgrass (Nardus stricta)’ or finn ‘Lapp’ + vin ‘meadow’. Danish: habitational name from various fields or places so named in Germany. North German: nickname for a sponger or freeloader or for an ugly old woman, from Middle Low German vinne ‘pimple’, ‘blackhead’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Finner, Fiene, Finn, Finney, Linne, Rinne, Linde, Winne, Kinne