Nuala Name Meaning & Origin
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The names Nuala and Luana are anagrams of each other.
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I went to primary school with a girl named Nuala, we have a family friend named Nuala, plus my school principal's first name was Fionnuala.
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An old Irish name from the Gaelic combination "Fionn" (fair) & "Ghuala" (shoulder), thus meaning "fair shouldered".
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Fionnula Flanagan, actress
Fionnuala Sweeney, newsreader
Fionnuala Sherry, violinist
Nuala Fennell, Irish politician
Núala Ní Dhómnaill, poetess
Núala Ó'Faoláin, writer
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Fionnuala was one of the Children of Lír, an old Irish legend about the story of a king's children transformed into swans by their jealous stepmpther.
Nuala Brennan, character in Irish RTÉ soap opera 'Glenroe'
Nuala Windsor, a character in Stanley Kubrick's film 'Eyes Wide Shut'
Princess Nuala, a character in Hellboy II: The Golden Army