Given Name VÄINÄMÖINEN

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: VIE-na-mui-nen (Finnish)   [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from Finnish väinä "wide and slow-flowing river". In Finnish mythology Väinämöinen was a wise old magician, the son of the primal goddess Ilmatar. He is the hero of the Finnish epic the 'Kalevala'.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Väinö (Finnish)