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GenderMasculine
PronouncedPron.FIN-tan Irish
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Meaning & History

Possibly means either "white fire" or "white bull" in Irish. According to legend this was the name of the only Irish person to survive the great flood. This name was also borne by many Irish saints.
VariantFionntan Irish
Other Languages & CulturesFionntan Scottish

Categories

animals, colors, fire, legend, saints, white
Entry updated July 28, 2009