Finlay is a masculine given name, and also a surname. The given name is represented in Scottish Gaelic as Fionnlagh.

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Comet Finlay is a periodic comet in the solar system discovered by William Henry Finlay (Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa) on September 26, 1886. It came to perihelion (closest approach to the Sun) on December 27, 2014, at around apparent magnitude 10.

Butler Range

The Butler Range is a subrange of the Finlay Ranges of the Omineca Mountains, located on the west side of Finlay Reach in northern British Columbia, Canada.

Carlos Finlay

Carlos Juan Finlay (December 3, 1833 – August 20, 1915) was a Cuban epidemiologist recognized as a pioneer in the research of yellow fever, determining that it was transmitted through mosquitoes Aedes aegypti.

Dave Finlay

David Finlay Jr. (born 31 January 1958) is a Northern Irish professional wrestling trainer, producer and retired professional wrestler. He is currently signed to WWE as a producer. He is perhaps best known for his time in World Championship Wrestling (WCW). He has held over 20 championships around the world throughout his career, including the WCW World Television Championship and the WWE United States Championship.

Starting his career in his father's wrestling promotion at the age of 16 in 1974, Finlay went onto mainstream success in WCW until it folded in 2001. He went on to work as a trainer WWE upon the closing of WCW. In 2005 he debuted as a wrestler for WWE going on to having decent mid-card success for his age. After being let go from WWE he wrestled in the independent circuit for a short time, before retiring in 2012 and becoming a backstage producer for WWE.

David Finlay

David Finlay VC (29 January 1893 – 21 January 1916) was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

David Finlay (wrestler)

David Finlay III (born May 16, 1993) is a German-born Northern Irish professional wrestler, currently working in New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) and Ring of Honor (ROH) under the ring name David Finlay.

Finlay is a former NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Champion.

Ethan Finlay

Ethan Finlay (born August 6, 1990) is an American soccer player currently playing as a winger for Minnesota United in Major League Soccer.

Finlay-Russel Provincial Park and Protected Area

Finlay-Russel Provincial Park and Protected Area is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada. It is part of the larger Muskwa-Kechika Management Area.

Finlay Ranges

The Finlay Ranges are a mountain range in northern British Columbia, Canada. It has an area of 4818 km2 and is a subrange of the Omineca Mountains which in turn form part of the Interior Mountains.

Finlay Roberts

Finlay "Fin" Roberts is a fictional character in the Australian soap opera Home and Away, portrayed by Tina Thomsen. She made her first appearance during the episode airing on 18 September 1991 and departed on 20 May 1994. Thomsen made return guest appearances in 1996 and 1997. Jessie Bullions portrayed a young Finlay in a flashback in 1997.

Frank Finlay

Francis Finlay, (6 August 1926 – 30 January 2016), known as Frank Finlay, was an English stage, film and television actor. He was Oscar-nominated for his supporting role in Olivier's 1965 film of Othello and got his first leading role on television in 1971 as Casanova, which led to appearances on The Morecambe and Wise Show. He also appeared in the controversial drama Bouquet of Barbed Wire.

Harold John Finlay

Harold John Finlay (22 March 1901 – 7 April 1951) was a New Zealand palaeontologist and conchologist. He was born in Comilla, India (now Bangladesh), on 22 March 1901.

His main research interest was marine and non-marine malacofauna of New Zealand, both recent and fossil. He also specialised on fossil Foraminifera.

He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand in 1939, and was awarded the scoiety's Hector Memorial Medal in 1941.


Dylan Mark Postl (born May 29, 1986) is an American professional wrestler and actor who is known for his work in WWE under the ring name Hornswoggle. He is also known for his work in Impact Wrestling under the ring name Swoggle. He debuted in WWE in 2006, allied with Finlay. Hornswoggle won the Cruiserweight Championship in its first stint, was erroneously revealed as Vince McMahon's storyline illegitimate son, and was exposed as the Anonymous Raw General Manager who had controlled the Raw brand from June 21, 2010 to July 18, 2011.

Ian Hamilton Finlay

Ian Hamilton Finlay, CBE (28 October 1925 – 27 March 2006) was a Scottish poet, writer, artist and gardener.

List of Coronation Street characters (2007)

The following is a list of characters that first appeared in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street in 2007, by order of first appearance.

Martyn Finlay

Allan "Martyn" Finlay (1 January 1912 – 20 January 1999) was a New Zealand lawyer and politician of the Labour Party.

Robert Finlay, 1st Viscount Finlay

Robert Bannatyne Finlay, 1st Viscount Finlay, (11 July 1842 – 9 March 1929), known as Sir Robert Finlay from 1895 to 1916, was a British lawyer, doctor and politician who became Lord Chancellor of Great Britain.

Teenage Fanclub

Teenage Fanclub are a Scottish alternative rock band formed in Bellshill in 1989. The band was founded by Norman Blake (vocals, guitar), Raymond McGinley (vocals, lead guitar) and Gerard Love (vocals, bass), all of whom shared lead vocals and songwriting duties until Love's departure in 2018. As of 2019, the band's lineup consists of Blake, McGinley, Francis MacDonald (drums, vocals), Dave McGowan (bass, vocals) and Euros Childs (keyboards, vocals).In concert, the band usually alternate among its songwriters, giving equal playing time to each one's songs. Although often pegged as alternative rock, the group have incorporated a wide variety of elements from various music styles in their songs.Teenage Fanclub have had a succession of drummers, including Francis MacDonald, Brendan O’Hare and Paul Quinn, who left the band after recording the album Howdy!. Quinn was replaced by the returning Francis MacDonald. Keyboardist Finlay MacDonald (no relation) has also been a member. As of September 2016, the band have released ten studio albums and two compilation albums.

Virgil Finlay

Virgil Finlay (July 23, 1914 – January 18, 1971) was an American pulp fantasy, science fiction and horror illustrator. He has been called "part of the pulp magazine history ... one of the foremost contributors of original and imaginative art work for the most memorable science fiction and fantasy publications of our time." While he worked in a range of media, from gouache to oils, Finlay specialized in, and became famous for, detailed pen-and-ink drawings accomplished with abundant stippling, cross-hatching, and scratchboard techniques. Despite the very labor-intensive and time-consuming nature of his specialty, Finlay created more than 2600 works of graphic art in his 35-year career.The Science Fiction Hall of Fame inducted Finlay in 2012.

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