Fionnuala

Origin: Irish

Meaning: from Irish fionn “white, fair” and guala “shoulder”, meaning “white/fair shoulder”

In Irish mythology, Fionnuala was the daughter of Lir who, along with her three brothers, were changed into a swan by their stepmother for 900 years until the curse was broken.

Nuala is a diminutive of the name.

Variants: Finnguala, Fionnghuala, Finola, Finnuala

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