Origin: French, English Meaning: It could be a form of Old French Furnell meaning "furnace". It could also be a variant of Old English Farnall "fern hill" Fernald is the name of the hook-handed man, one of Count Olaf's associates, though his name isn't revealed until Book 11 (The Grim Grotto).


Origin: Latin Meaning: it comes from the Roman festival of purification called Februa, from latin februum meaning "purification". There's also a Roman god called Februum though from what I gathered, he was named after the festival and not the other way around Variants: Februarius


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


Origin: English, Romanian, Irish Meaning: In English, fane is a word name, an archaic term for a temple or a church or a shrine (according to Dictionary.com); it could also mean "joyful, glad"; in Romanian, it's also a diminutive of Ștefan, meaning "crown"; and it's also the name of a river in Ireland, but I couldn't … Continue reading Fane