|Subject:||Finnish Names and Meanings for Database|
|Author:||Liisa (guest, 188.8.131.52)|
|Date:||November 23, 2001 at 7:29:28 PM|
I am of Finnish background (as you can probably tell from my name, a Finnish short form of Elizabeth.) I thought I would add the names of some of my family members to the message board for you to add to your database.
Karin (Female)-Finnish form of Katherine meaning "Pure".
Sari (Female)-Finnish form of Sarah meaning "Princess".
Jorma (Male)-Finnish form of Jeremiah, I am not exactly sure of the precise meaning of this name but it is definitely a derivative of it.
Reetta (Female)-Finnish short form of Margaret.
Riitta (Female)-Finnish form of Rita.
Hannu(Male)-Finnish form of John.
Olavi (Male)-Finnish form of Olaf.
Tanja (Female)-Finnish form of Tanya.
Ahti(Male)-The name of a Finnish warrior in the Finnish Mythology Epic "The Kalevala", this was my grandfathers name.
Karoliina (Female)-Finnish form of Caroline.
Tiina(Female)-Finnish form of Tina.
Tuija-A Female name meaning "wind"
Jouko (Male)- Finnish form of Jacob.
Matti or Matias (Male)-Finnish forms of Matthew.
When I can find more, I will post them! please add these to your database
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