Meaning of the name Phelan. Listen and learn how to pronounce Phelan so you can get the correct pronunciation for this 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: Phelan Faolan
PRONUNCIATION: “fwail + awn”
AUDIO: (Listen to the late author Frank McCourt pronounce Phelan and read along with the meaning)