Given Name JOUKAHAINEN

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: YO-kah-hie-nen (Finnish)   [details]

Meaning & History

Meaning unknown. In the Finnish epic the 'Kalevala' this is the name of a youth who challenges Väinämöinen to a chanting (or spellcasting) duel. Joukahainen loses, and must promise his sister Aino to Väinämöinen.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Jouko (Finnish)