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What does Fionnula mean?

Fionnula Pronunciation of Fionnula as a girls' name is pronounced fyun-NOO-la. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Fionnula is "white shoulder". From Fionnguala, a traditional name derived from fionn, meaning "white, fair", and gula meaning "shoulder".


ASSOCIATED WITH irish, white, fair (beautiful)


VARIANTS Fenella, Finella, Finola, Finuala, Fionnuala, Fionnualagh, Fionola, Nola, Nuala



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How popular is Fionnula?

Fionnula is a rare given name for females. Fionnula is a rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

The only popular related form of Fionnula (NOT RANKED) appearing in the Top 2000 is Nola (#644 FROM CURRENT RECORDS). Adoption of this form of Fionnula was more pronounced among parents 118 years ago (#289) and is somewhat lower today (#644, 40.6%). (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nola in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Fionnula and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Consuela, Cordula, Cornela, Dionna, Donella, Donnella, Fannia, Fennel, Ffiona, Fiala, Fideila, Fidela, Fidella, Fila, Filania, Filanna, Fina, Finetta, Fiona, Fione, Fionna, Fiora, Fiorella, Fiorenza, Flanna, Floella, Florella, Fortuna, Fronia, Fynella, Fyona, Gianella, Ginella, Gionna, Giula, Guennola, Gwennola (see Guinevere), Jinella, Jonella, Kionna, Kordula, Leonela, Raoula, Rionna, Romula, Ronella, Ronnella, Timaula, Tionna, Viola, Winola and Yionna. These names tend to be more frequently used than Fionnula.

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