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Gender: Female Meaning of Finola: "white shoulders" Origin of Finola: Irish

The name Finola is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "white shoulders". Finola and is often added to lists like Best Cool Unusual Girls' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "What would be the perfect twin?".

From the experts:

Finola, the readily accessible version of some of the more problematic Gaelic versions of the name, would make a welcome addition to the stockpot of Irish girls' names.

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Famous People Named Finola

Finola Hughes, English actress
Finola Moorhead, Australian novelist
Finola Dwyer, New Zealand film producer
Finola Mary O'Farrell, British high court judge and barrister
Finola O'Donnell, 15th-century Irish founder of the Franciscan Monastery in Donegal
Fynvola Susan MacLean Grant, mother of English actor Hugh Grant

Pop Culture References for the name Finola

Finola was also a medieval Italian name, a diminutive of Fina.
Finvola and Fynvola are Latinized forms of Fionnuala.

Finella, Fennela, Finoula, Nola, Fionnala, Finnguala