Given Name ILMARINEN

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: EEL-mah-ree-nen (Finnish)   [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from Finnish ilma "air". Ilmarinen is an immortal smith in Finnish mythology, the creator of the sky and the magic mill known as the Sampo. He is one of the main characters in the Finnish epic the 'Kalevala'.

Categories

air, mythology, smith deities
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ilmari (Finnish)