Names of the Week


Alternate Spelling: Finlay, Finlea, Finlee, Finli
Nickname: Fin
Pronunciation: Fin-lee
Origin: Ireland; Scotland
Meaning: Fair-Haired One; Fair Warrior (Often combined to mean: Fair-Haired Hero)
Well-Known Finleys: Finley Jayne (The Steampunk Chronicles, Kady Cross), Finley Braddock (Hex Hall, Rachel Hawkins), Finley the Monkey (Oz the Great and Powerful)


Nickname: Gabe
Pronunciation: Gay-bree-ul
Origin: Israel
Meaning: Hero of God; God is my Strength
Well-Known Gabriels: Gabriel Lightwood (The Infernal Devices, Cassandra Clare), Gabriel Jones (Marvel comics), Gabriel ‘Gabe’ Duncan (Good Luck Charlie), Gabriel Byrne (Actor)


Pronunciation: jY
Origin: England; Indian (sanskrit)
Meaning: Victory
Well-Known Jais: Jai Wilcox (Covert Affairs), Jai Waetford (Singer), Jai Courtney (Actor)


Alternate Spelling: Siera, Ciera
Pronunciation: see-Air-uh
Origin: Spain
Meaning: Mountain
Well-Known Sierras: Sierra McCormick (Actress), Sierra Watts (Youtuber), Sierra Hull (Singer)


Alternate Spelling: Yarah
Pronunciation: Yar-uh
Origin: Arabic
Meaning: Small Butterfly
Well-Known Yaras: Yara Greyjoy (Game of Thrones), Yara Shahidi (Actress), Yara Tupynamba (Artist)

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