Gender Feminine

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.

Related Names

VariantsFinnguala, Finnuala, Finola, Fionnghuala, Fionola(Irish) Finnguala, Finnuala, Fionnghuala(Irish Mythology)
DiminutivesNola, Nuala(Irish)
Other Languages & CulturesFenella, Finella, Finola, Fionnghuala, Fionola(Scottish)

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Entry updated November 18, 2011