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GenderFeminine

Meaning & History

Means "white shoulder" from Irish fionn "white, fair" and guala "shoulder". In Irish legend Fionnuala was one of the four children of Lir who were transformed into swans for a period of 900 years.
DiminutivesNola, Nuala Irish
Other Languages & CulturesFenella, Finella, Finola, Fionnghuala, Fionola Scottish

Categories

animals, birds, colors, legend, white
Entry updated November 18, 2011   Contribute