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Origin & Meaning

The name Fiona is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Fiona is "white, fair".  

It is also of English and Gaelic origin, where its meaning is "vine".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 204  in baby name popularity for girls with 1636 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Fiona Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Fiona has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Fiona to other names.


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Related Names

Fiona is a form of the name Fionn.

The name Viona is a form of Fiona.

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Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Fiona in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Fiona.

Just for fun, see the name Fiona in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Fiona in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.