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Gender: Female Origin of Piala: Celtic, meaning unknown

The name Piala is a girl's name of Celtic origin. Piala and discussed in our forums with posts like "Pick 5 (GIRLS)".

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This name of a saint martyred in Cornwall makes an unusual choice with traditional roots.

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Famous People Named Piala

Saint Piala of Hayle, 5th-century Irish martyr of Cornwall; sister of Saint Gwinear (feast day: 14 December)

Pop Culture References for the name Piala

The Victorian antiquary Sabine Baring-Gould believed that an Irish group, driven from their homeland in Ossory in the 5th century, invaded Penwith (=pen-gwaeth, the "bloody headland") in Cornwall, and that the legend of Gwinear and Piala was a distorted recollection of these events.