Name Phineas Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Phineas


Phineas is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Phineas

Phineas derived from the biblical names Pinhas or Pinkas (and not from the Greek name Phineus).

What is the meaning of the name Phineas?

Phineas means “dark skinned”, “black” (from Egyptian “nḥśj”) and “Nubian” (from Egyptian “Panhsj”). Some sources state that Fineas also means “serpent’s mouth”.

Pronunciation of Phineas

Variants of the name Phineas


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Popularity of the name Phineas

The name Phineas is ranked #6154 overall.

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