Given Name FIACHRA

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: FEE-akh-ra (Irish)   [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from Gaelic fiach meaning "raven". In Irish legend Fiachra was one of the four children of Lir transformed into swans for a period of 900 years. This is also the name of the patron saint of gardeners, a 7th-century Irish abbot who settled in France.

Categories

animals, birds, black, nature
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Fiacre (French)