Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Derived from Irish fiach meaning "raven". This is the name of several characters from Irish legend. It was also borne by Fiachna mac Báetáin, a 7th-century king of Dál Araide.

Related Names

DiminutivesFéchín, Féichín(Old Irish)

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Sources & References

  1. O'Brien, Kathleen M. Index of Names in Irish Annals, available from https://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Masculine/Fiachna.shtml.
Entry updated January 21, 2022