Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Means "white shoulder" from Old Irish finn "white, fair" and gúala "shoulder". In Irish legend Fionnuala was one of the four children of Lir who were transformed into swans for a period of 900 years.

Related Names

VariantsFinnuala, Finola, Fionola(Irish) Finnguala, Fionnghuala(Irish Mythology)
DiminutiveNuala(Irish)
Other Languages & CulturesFenella, Finella(Scottish) Fionnghal(Scottish Gaelic)

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Entry updated January 21, 2022