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  1. Fingal(ProperNoun)

    A male given name from Scottish Gaelic, best known in Scotland.

    Fingal! thou king of heroes! Ossian, next to him in war! ye have fought in your youth; your names are renowned in song.

    Etymology: Scottish Gaelic Fionnghall, from fionn ("fair") + gall ("stranger") . Used by Macpherson as a rendering of the Irish Fionn mac Cumhail.


  1. Fingal

    Fingal is a county in Ireland. It is part of the Dublin Region and is also located in the province of Leinster. Its name is derived from the medieval territory of Scandinavian foreigners that settled in the area. Fingal County Council is the local authority for the county. In 2011, the population of the county was 273,991 making it the second most populous county in the state.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Fingal

    or Fionn, the great hero of Gaelic mythology, represented by Ossian (q. v.) to have ruled over the kingdom of Morven, which may be said to have been then co-extensive with Argyllshire and the West Highlands; in ballad literature he is represented as belonging also to Ireland.

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  1. fingal

    more likely to have been derived from the Norse language Thingvoll meaning parliament. hence Fingal was most likely then location of the Viking's political base.

    Submitted by anonymous on February 18, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fingal in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fingal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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