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

MEANING: Fionn Mac Cool’s (read the legend) warrior band were known as the Fianna (read the legend). In early Ireland women had equal rights and while the warriors were usually men there is a strong tradition of Celtic women fighting alongside the men, dating as far back as Roman times.

GENDER: Girl | Female




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

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