Of Scottish origin.

The name was mentioned for the first time by Scottish poet James MacPherson.

It may also be feminine form of the masculine name Fionn.

Sources associate the name with the Irish name Fíona, although they are unrelated.

Fíona is an Irish feminine, deriving from the Irish word “fion”, meaning vine.

Famous bearers are Fiona Apple, Fiona Mary Shaw, Fiona Rae.

American singer, songwriter, pianist Fiona Apple received a Grammy Award from the very beginning of her career, for her debut album Tidal, in 1996.