Usage Irish (Modern)
Other Forms FormsFennor, Fennore, Fenor, Fenora, Fionnabair, Fionnabhair, Fionnbhair, Finora, Finore, Fionúir
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Meaning & History
Usual modern Irish form of Finnabhair (see Findabhair) in which "the b is altogether suppressed, on account of aspiration" (Joyce, 1873). The ending has sometimes been associated with the word úir "earth" (the modern form of Old Irish íriu, a relative of Ériu).