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Ffion is not the Welsh version of Fiona it is the Welsh word for Foxglove and is therefore unique.
-- Delytht  6/1/2005
It's pronounced EFf-ee-on. Effion. Therefore Ffion. William Hague's (ex-Tory leader, UK) wife bears this name and he pronounced it 'EFfion'.
-- Anonymous User  6/27/2005
One of my good friends is called Ffion (from foxglove) and it's pronounced Fi-on. I like the name. It's unusual but my friend hates it when people only spell it with 1 F.
-- katie XX  8/27/2005
I'm called Ffion and apparently it's the Welsh version of Foxglove! One thing I can't understand is why English people can pronounce Fiona but not Ffion!
-- ffi-j  12/2/2005
I like this name a lot, it just has something that makes me love it, I don't know why though.
-- Anonymous User  11/17/2006
I've only heard this pronounced as fee-ON.
-- Anonymous User  5/23/2007
Ffion is NOT a Welsh version of Fiona. Many people 'presume' this but they couldn't be more wrong. In fact, it is FOXGLOVE in Welsh. It's pronounced fee-on and is surprisingly easy to say. The two F's tend to confuse people. In the Welsh alphabet 1 F makes a 'V' sound whereas the 'FF' makes a 'F' sound. Simple! [noted -ed]
-- evansfs  7/11/2007
Pronounced Phee-on (the "ph" is how you pronounce "ff" in Welsh).
-- DontDissMadison  12/27/2007
Will teachers ever enjoy trying to pronounce Ffion.
-- scholasticastewart  1/3/2008
This might sound a bit nitpicky, but my baby name book says that as a name, it is actually from the COLOR of a fox-glove. In medieval poetry, the word is used to describe the color of a beautiful girl's cheeks. So by extension, it is describing the owner as being as pretty as someone in an old poem, with cheeks as rosy as fox-gloves.
-- SandSea  10/2/2009
It's pronounced "Fee-yon".
-- Anonymous User  3/15/2014
Hi, my names Ffion and my name's pronounced Fee-on, not f-fee-on, but it's funny when people do, and it's also not pronounced ef-ee-on. Hoped I helped people.
-- Ffion  5/24/2015
The 2 Fs sound just like 1 F. It's simply pronounced FEE-on ('on' as in the word on). It's simple to pronounce. It's not ef-fee-on like someone else said.

I'm Welsh and know loads of Ffions (it's a very popular name here) so trust me, I'm correct.
-- CaraJane  8/16/2015
As you can see by my username, my name is Ffion. I think it's important that people know how to pronounce names and details behind them, I think it shows a mark of respect to that person. The name "Ffion" is pronounced "Fee-on". It's not spelt or said with a "P". It has got the meaning of foxglove behind it. A foxglove has a lovely colour, and I think it suits the name. No matter what everyone thinks, "Fiona" is the English version of "Ffion" as "Ffion" is a Welsh name, not an English name. My nickname is "Ffi"- said "Fee". It really irritates me when people spell my names "Fi or Fion". That is a whole new name and it isn't the one my parents chose for me, so if you know a girl called "Ffion" please make sure you say it right, and spell it right!
-- ffionlewy  11/1/2015
There are not that many names that start with ff, so people might spell it "Fion" or something, but I like it. It's unusual.
-- Jghazt333  12/11/2015

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