The boy’s name Fionan is derived from the Irish name Fionn, which means “fair” or “white.” This name is associated with the legendary Irish hero Fionn mac Cumhaill, a mythical warrior and the leader of the Fianna, a group of legendary Irish warriors. Fionn was known for his wisdom and was said to have tasted from the Salmon of Knowledge, which granted him great insights and understanding. If you want a name with strong Irish roots associated with wisdom, courage, and nobility, look no further than Fionan.
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