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Gender: Female Pronunciation: fin-OO-lah Meaning of Fionnuala: "white shoulders" Origin of Fionnuala: Irish Gaelic

Fionnuala Origin and Meaning

The name Fionnuala is a girl's name of Irish Gaelic origin meaning "white shoulders".

This lovely Gaelic name, very popular in the Emerald Isle, would pose obvious pronunciation problems in Pomona or Pawtucket. Simplify to Finola or Fenella.

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Pop Culture References for the name Fionnuala

Nola, Nuala, Fenella, Fionnuala, Fionnualagh, Finella, Finola

Comments

morning_glory Says:

2016-11-09T17:08:28

Realistically, the main problem would be spelling rather than pronunciation, as the majority of introductions would be verbal.

Impwood Says:

2015-11-23T14:36:44

Such a beautiful name. I have no links to Ireland, however, so I wouldn't use it.

Zelliew Says:

2015-06-19T10:44:16

Fiona is nice........Finnuala is too much name

Guest Says:

2014-12-04T01:39:06

Finola is much simpler and better (for an American child).

ldougie Says:

2014-08-24T22:04:23

I feel sorry for all the children with this name.

CocoWhite Says:

2014-05-18T02:39:09

An interesting way of bringing Finn over to the girls.