[ 3 syll. (p)hi-nea(s), ph-ine-as ] The baby boy name Phineas is pronounced as FIHN-iy-ahS in English †. Phineas is mainly used in English and its language of origin is Hebrew. Phineas is of the meaning oracle.
Phineas has 21 variant forms that are used in English and other languages. English variant forms include Finny, Phinehas, Phinnaeus, Phinneas, Phinny, Pincas, Pinchos, Pinchus, Pinckas, Pinckus, Pincus, Pinhas, Pink, Pinkas, Pinkus, Pynckus, Pyncus, and Pynkus. Another English variant is the contracted form Phin. Variant forms of Phineas used in other languages include the Irish Fineas and the Hebrew Pinchas.
Phineas is an uncommon baby name for boys. It is not in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Phineas include Phinehas, Phenice, Pheonix, Phoenyx, Fanuco, Fenuku, Fineas, Fabianus, Fumihiko, Phanes, Phenix, Phoenix, Phong, Phuong, Phynix, Faeng, Faing, Famous, Fang, and Faunos.
† Pronunciation for Phineas: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"
A famous person named Phineas is Showman P. T. Barnum, born Phineas Taylor Barnum, 5 July 1810 - 7 April 1891, Bethel, Connecticut.