Given Name ILMATAR

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: EEL-mah-tahr (Finnish)  [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from Finnish ilma "air". In Finnish mythology Ilmatar was a semi-androgynous goddess of the heavens. She was the mother of Ilmarinen, Väinämöinen and Lemminkäinen.

Categories

air, goddesses, mothers, mythology, sky deities
Entry updated July 2, 2017