Celtic, meaning unknown

Piala Origin and Meaning

The name Piala is a girl's name of Celtic origin.

This name of a saint martyred in Cornwall makes an unusual choice with traditional roots.

Famous People Named Piala

  • Saint Piala of Hayle5th,century Irish martyr of Cornwall; sister of Saint Gwinear (feast day: 14 December)

Piala in Pop Culture

  • The Victorian antiquary Sabine BaringGould believed that an Irish group, driven from their homeland in Ossory in the 5th century, invaded Penwith (=pen,gwaeth, the "bloody headland") in Cornwall, and that the legend of Gwinear and Piala was a distorted recollection of these events.