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Gender: F Pronunciation: fin-OO-lah Meaning of Fionnuala: "white shoulders" Origin of Fionnuala: Irish Gaelic

This lovely Gaelic name, very popular in the Emerald Isle, would pose obvious pronunciation problems in Pomona or Pawtucket. Simplify to Finola or Fenella.

Famous People Named Fionnuala

Fionnula Flanagan, Irish actress (born Fionnghuala)
Fionnuala Nic Dhomhnaill (fl. 1570), better known as 'Ineen Dubh', ruler of Tyrconnell in Ireland

Pop Culture References for the name Fionnuala

One of the Children of Lir in Irish mythology (along with Aodh, Fiachra and Conn)

Finella, Fionnuala, Fenella, Nuala, Fionnualagh, Nola, Finola