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Thread: Finola?

  1. #1
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    Finola?

    I've loved Finn for a boy, but recently stumbled across the name Finola for a girl! Not in love with it yet, but it's intriguing, especially because I love Fiona but have bad associations with a Fiona. WDYT?
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  2. #3
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    Re: Finola?

    It's nice, but it reminds me of granola somewhat. And I'm not really a fan of the 'ola' sound in general. I much prefer Fiona, which is one of my favorites, but Finola is fine. Fionnuala and Fenella are other versions of the name that I like better.
    cordelia ~ jessamine ~ alice ~ louisa ~ maeve ~ julia ~ eloise ~ fiona ~ genevieve
    matthias ~ william ~ henry ~ finn ~ benjamin ~ frederick ~ leander

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    Re: Finola?

    Not really my style, I prefer Nola. Maybe you'd like Fiorella, little flower in Italian pronounced Fee-uh-reh-lla.
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  4. #7
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    Re: Finola?

    I met a 5-year-old named Finn, she was sweet as pie!
    I never really like Finn on a girl until then, kinda like Quinn, it can be really tomboy-ish. But it can be kinda girly on the right person.
    Finola is a lovely name!
    I would probably never name a girl straight-up Finn, I LOVE this alternative!

    :)
    Iz

  5. #9
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    Re: Finola?

    Quote Originally Posted by irisrose
    It's nice, but it reminds me of granola somewhat. And I'm not really a fan of the 'ola' sound in general. I much prefer Fiona, which is one of my favorites, but Finola is fine. Fionnuala and Fenella are other versions of the name that I like better.
    Huh it does kinda sound like granola! Thanks. After a few days, I've decided that I like it ok, but not enough to make it on my long list. Thanks again people!
    freya // reader // writer // actress

    ϟ boys: james, kieran, arthur, jasper, eamon, graham
    ✿ girls: maeve, nuala, thea, luna, lenora, rosalind, charlotte
    ♡ current faves: james arthur & kieran joel & maeve mary brigid

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