Fionn

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

MEANING: Means “”fair-headed.”” Fionn Mac Cool (read the legend), a central character in Irish folklore and mythology lead the warrior band, the Fianna (read the legend). Fionn was not only incredibly strong but he was also extremely brave, handsome, generous and wise, a wisdom he aquired by touching the “”Salmon of Knowledge”” (read the legend) and then sucking his thumb. The name is popular in Ireland with both spellings Fionn and Finn.

GENDER: Boy | Male

IRISH NAME: Fionn Finn

PRONUNCIATION: “”fin””

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

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