Gender: Male Pronunciation: FWAY-lawn or FEE-lawn, Anglicized as FAY-lan or FEE-lan Meaning of Faolan: "little wolf" Origin of Faolan: Irish Gaelic

Faolan Origin and Meaning

The name Faolan is a boy's name meaning "little wolf".

Properly spelled with a fada in Gaelic (Faolán), this name is the origin of the Irish surname Phelan. It derives from the Gaelic fáel "wolf", plus a diminutive suffix, making this a handsome hidden nature name.

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LavenderLullabies Says:


This isn't just a variation of Fallon. It's also a completely separate Gaelic name that means "little wolf."