5,941 FLINN members around the world
Stay informed about FLINN Family online & offline events!
See our recent family gatherings
FLINN Family HistoryThis is an anglicized form of the Olde Gaelic O Floinn. The Gaelic prefix 'O' indicates 'male descendants of', plus the personal byname 'Floinn' from 'flann' meaning 'ruddy' and originally given as a nickname to one having a red(dish) complexion. Several branches of this clan held independent settlements in various parts of Ireland. One important sept belonged to Skibbereen and Baltimore in Corca - Lauidh (South West Cork) and another to Muskerry where they were Lords of the land extending from Ballyvourney to Blarney in Co. Cork. Another family settled on the borders of Connacht and Ulster (chiefly in counties Roscommon, Leitrim and Cavan)...
Who have we missed?
Tell us about any famous FLINN (or surname variant) you think we should add here. We will get our genealogists to check them out and add them to the list. Thanks!
Join the conversation with the FLINN tribe
- Find your FLINN ancestor
- Tell us about your FLINN Family
- Tell us about your FLINN ancestors
- Ask a question about the FLINN history
- Leave a message for FLINN family members
Invite more FLINN family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the FLINN tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest