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Fingal

Heart
Gaelic
"fair stranger"

Fingal Origin and Meaning

The name Fingal is a boy's name of Irish Gaelic origin meaning "fair stranger".
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.
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Famous People Named Fingal

  • Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills WildeIrish novelist and playwright
  • Fingal mac Gofraid11th century King of the Isles
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Fingal in Pop Culture

  • "Fingal" poem in the Ossian cycle by James Macpherson and its hero
  • Fingalcounty in Ireland
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