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

The name Fionnuala is a girl's name of Irish Gaelic origin meaning "white shoulders". Fionnuala and is often added to lists like Irish Baby Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Drop 2 Add 1 pick a fave that can't be dropped".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Fionnuala

Fionnghuala Manon "Fionnula" Flanagan, Irish actress
Fionnuala Nic Dhomhnaill aka Ineen Dubh, 16th century ruler of Tyrconnell, Ireland
Fionnuala Kenny, wife of Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny
Fionnuala Sweeney, Irish newscaster
Fionnuala McCormack, Irish Olympic runner
Fionnuala Sherry, Irish musician of duo Secret Garden
Fionnuala Ní Fhlatharta, Irish actress

Pop Culture References for the name Fionnuala

Fionnuala, daughter of Lir and Eve in the Irish myth The Children of Lir
Fionnuala, character in the movie "The Secret of Roan Irish"

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