Given Name KALEVA

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Finnish
PRONOUNCED: KAH-le-vah  [details]

Meaning & History

From the name of the mythological ancestor of the Finns, which is of unknown meaning. The name of the Finnish epic the 'Kalevala' means "the land of Kalevi".
VARIANT: Kalevi
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Kalev (Estonian)

Categories

mythology
Entry updated December 3, 2014