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  1. Fionanoun

    A female given name from Scottish Gaelic, in regular use since the 20th century, first in Scotland, then in England.

    Let the sighs of Fiona rise on the dark heaths of her lovely Ardan.

  2. Etymology: From Irish fionn ("fair, white"). In use before 1713.[1] Popularized by James Macpherson (see 1765 quotation), and perhaps by the 19th-century Scottish writer William Sharp, who chose "Fiona Macleod" as his pen name.


  1. Fiona

    Fiona is a feminine given name. The name is associated with the Gaelic traditions of Ireland and Scotland (through the poetry of James Macpherson), but has also become popular in England. It can be considered either a Latinised form of the Gaelic word fionn, meaning "white", "fair", or an Anglicisation of the Irish name Fíona (derived from an element meaning "vine"). The Scottish Gaelic feminine name Fionnghal (and variants) is sometimes equated with Fiona. In ninth-century Welsh and Breton language 'Fion' (today: 'ffion') referred to the foxglove species and is also a female given name as in Ffion Hague.Fiona was the 49th most popular name for baby girls born in 2008 in Germany. Fiona was tied for third place in the ranking of most popular names for baby girls born in Liechtenstein in 2008. The name was the 347th most popular name for girls born in the United States in 2008, where it has ranked among the top 1,000 most popular names for girls since 1990 and among the top 500 since 1999. The name Fiona has been particularly popular for girls of Asian or Pacific Islander descent in New York City, where Fiona ranked as the ninth most popular name for girls from those groups in 2007.


  1. Fiona

    Fiona is an American rock music singer and actress best known as the love interest in the 1987 Bob Dylan vehicle, Hearts of Fire.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fiona in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fiona in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Fiona in a Sentence

  1. John Lohr:

    Hurricane Fiona is projected to be a significant and historical weather event for Nova Scotia.

  2. Eric Byrd:

    The hippo team is excited and also nervous, as most people know, Bibi's first baby, Fiona, was born six weeks premature and wouldn't have survived without the intervention of her human caregivers.

  3. Ben Silverstone:

    The defendant accepts that such activity should never have taken place and that it had no right to intrude into the private lives of Ms Heather Mills or Fiona Mills in this way.

  4. Fiona Hill:

    Fiona Hill was also doing this in a way that I thought put Fiona Hill at risk.

  5. Fiona Hill:

    Fiona Hill was clearly, you know, a savvy guy, fiona Hill's charming. Fiona Hill's funny. Fiona Hill was well-meaning.

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