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Gender: Female Meaning of Finella: "white shoulder" Origin of Finella: Scottish variation of Finola

Finella Origin and Meaning

The name Finella is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "white shoulder".

Finella and cousin Fenella, which are found most often in Scotland, would make pleasing imports.

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Zell Says:

2016-11-29T18:53:08

I love -ella names, and Finella is very attractive sounding. I don't think I would ever use it because the two times I've ever heard the name in the wild (so to speak) have negative associations. Fenella Bowes-Lyon was the name of the not-so-nice mother of Queen Elizabeth's mentally handicapped cousins, and Finella Lorck was one of the aliases of the ill-fated and mysterious Isdal Woman. It's only a personal gripe with the name, I doubt many people would make either association.

Lola Says:

2015-11-06T03:21:51

LOVE! For a docile girl nickname Ella, for a spicy girl Finny or Fin. Of course Nell and Nellie are options too! (:

faithnamer Says:

2014-06-10T04:33:35

I'm digging this! It sounds like the cool cousin of Penelope.