♂ Name Phineas – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Phineas

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Phineas is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Phineas

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

Meaning of Phineas

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

Pronunciation of Phineas

Alternate spelling of Phineas


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