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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Means friendship or could be from con "a hound," as applied to a swift-footed warrior, and all "great, mighty." In legend Conall Cearnach ("Conall the Victorious"), one of the mightiest warrior heros in the Red Branch Knights, the forerunners of the Knights of the Round Table, avenged the death of his foster brother Cuchulainn (read the legend). It was also believed that he was in the Holy Land when Christ was crucified. Every nation on earth was reputedly represented and Conall Cearnach was Ireland’s representative and it is further believed that he was one of the people who put their shoulders to the rock that covered the entrance to Christ’s tomb and rolled it back on that first Easter morning.