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Gender: M Meaning of Fingal: "fair stranger" Origin of Fingal: Gaelic

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Originally a nickname for Viking invaders, it gained fresh impetus in the 18th century when James Macpherson made Fingal the central character in his Ossianic poems. An offbeat addition to the Fin- family of names.

Famous People Named Fingal

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde, Irish novelist and playwright

Pop Culture References for the Name Fingal

An area in the east of Ireland.