When James Worden Finch was born on 4 October 1874, in Sarnia, Lambton, Ontario, Canada, his father, Don Juan Finch, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Anderson, was 24. He married Eliza Melissa Coutts on 5 August 1903, in Sarnia, Lambton, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Ontario, Canada in 1874. He died on 12 April 1962, at the age of 87.
English: nickname from Middle English finch, fink ‘finch’ (Old English finc), for a small, lively, cheerful person.
Americanized form (translation into English) of German, Jewish (Ashkenazic), Czech, Slovenian, and Croatian Fink ‘finch’, or of some of the corresponding Slavic surnames, e.g. Czech (Moravian) Pěnka (see Penka ).