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GenderMasculine
UsageIrish
PronouncedPron.FWAY-lahn
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Meaning & History

Means "little wolf", derived from Gaelic fáel "wolf" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of an Irish saint who did missionary work in Scotland.
VariantsFillin, Phelan
Other Languages & CulturesFáelán Ancient Irish
Entry updated August 26, 2016   Contribute