Fiona, meaning “white” or “fair,” is a great name for girl dogs who are outgoing and tough. Find out more about dogs named Fiona.


Name: Fiona

Meaning: In Irish, Gaelic, Scottish and English, the name Fiona means “white,” “fair” or “comely.”

Personality: Outgoing, Tough

About This Name: Fiona is a relatively popular name for girl dogs and people. Notable people with the name include Fiona Ritchie (broadcaster), Fiona Staples (artist), Fiona Flanagan (singer) and Fiona Mackenzie (singer). The ogress Princess Fiona from the Shrek movie series, Shameless’s Fiona Gallagher and Fiona of Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events novels are all popular fictional characters. In 2011, a poodle mix named Fiona who had been abandoned was named ASPCA’s Dog of the Year.

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