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What does Faolan mean?

Faolan Pronunciation of Faolan as a boys' name is pronounced fwail-awn. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Faolan is "wolf". Pet form of faol. The name of legendary Irish warriors and saints, one of whom was a missionary to Scotland, where the name took the form Fillan.


ASSOCIATED WITH irish, wolf, legendary (mythology), warriors, saints, scotland


VARIANTS Faelan, Felan, Fillan, Foillan, Phelan



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How popular is Faolan?

Faolan is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Faolan is an equivalently unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Faolan has not been recorded in the list thus far. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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Similar Names

Faolan is pronounced similarly to Filian. Other recommended sound-alike names are Caelan, Calan, Callan, Caolain, Caolan, Carolan, Colan, Daelan, Dalan, Dallan, Daylan, Dolan, Fabian, Fabyan, Fagan, Farlay, Farran, Favian, Fionan, Flann, Flin, Flyn, Gaelan, Galan, Garlan, Harlan, Haylan, Jaelan, Jalan, Jaylan, Kaelan, Kalan, Karlan, Marlan, Nolan, Tallan, Taylan and Waylan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Faolan.

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