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Faolan

HeartFWAY-lawn or FEE-lawn, Anglicized as FAY-lan or FEE-lan
Irish Gaelic
"little wolf"

Faolan Origin and Meaning

The name Faolan is boy's name meaning "little wolf".
Properly spelled with a fada in Gaelic (Faolán), this name is the origin of the Irish surname Phelan. It derives from the Gaelic fáel "wolf", plus a diminutive suffix, making this a handsome hidden nature name.

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Famous People Named Faolan

  • Saint Faolan (or Fillan) of Munster8th century abbot
  • Faolan Mac an Ghabhann na Sceald, 1423, Irish writer and genealogist

Faolan in Pop Culture

  • Faolan is a Gaelic name pronounced fwayLAWN or fway,LIN.
  • Means "little wolf"
  • Faolana character in Wolves of the Beyond by Kathryn Lasky