Faolán - Meaning of Faolán
What does Faolán mean?
[ 2 syll. fao-l&aacut-e;n ] The baby boy name Faolán is pronounced as FEH-Lae-N †. Faolán is an English and Irish name of Celtic origin. Faolán's meaning is little wolf. The name is derived from the Gaelic 'faol' combined with the diminutive suffix '-án'. It can be Anglicized as Phelan or Fillin. The name was borne by an Irish saint who worked as a missionary in Scotland.
Faolan (Irish), Fáelán (Irish), Fillin (Irish), Phelan (English and Irish), and Whelan (English) are variants of Faolán.
See also the related form, Cleland (English).
See also the related categories, combined (combination), english, wolf, suffix, missionary, celtic, anglicized, and irish.
Faolán is seldom used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed within the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Faolán include Falan, Faleen, Fallin, Fallon, Fallyn, Feidhlim, Felim, Fellim, Felman, Fillin, Folant, Phallin, Phelan, Phelim, Phelin, Philmon, Fallamhain, Filemon, Philémon, and Fáelán.
† Pronunciation for Faolán: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
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