Faolan

Meaning of the Irish name Faolan. Listen and learn how to pronounce Faolan so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name.

MEANING: Comes from the word faol “”wolf.”” The earliest record of the name seems to be for a follower of the warrior Fionn Mac Cool (read the legend) who was so loyal that he would have rescued Fionn from captivity, even from God himself.

GENDER: Boy | Male

IRISH NAME: Faolan

PRONUNCIATION: “”fwail + awn””

ENGLISH: Phelan

AUDIO: (Listen to the late author Frank McCourt pronounce Faolan and read along with the meaning)

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Comes from the word faol "wolf." The earliest record of the name seems to be for a follower of the warrior Fionn Mac Cool (read the legend) who was so loyal that he would have rescued Fionn from captivity, even from God himself.