Gender Masculine
Usage Scottish

Meaning & History

From Scottish Gaelic Fionnghall meaning "white stranger", derived from fionn "white, fair" and gall "stranger". This was the name of the hero in James Macpherson's 1762 epic poem Fingal [1], which he claimed to have based on early Gaelic legends about Fionn mac Cumhail.

Related Names

Name Days

Sweden: June 27


Sources & References

Entry updated May 29, 2020