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AADA   f   Finnish
Finnish short form of ADELE and other names beginning with the same sound.
AAMU   f   Finnish
Means "morning" in Finnish.
AAVA   f   Finnish
Means "wide, open" in Finnish.
ADA   f   English, German, Polish, Hungarian, Italian, Finnish
Short form of ADELAIDE and other names beginning with the same sound. This name was borne by Augusta Ada King (1815-1852), the Countess of Lovelace (known as Ada Lovelace), a daughter of Lord Byron. She was an assistant to Charles Babbage, the inventor of an early mechanical computer.
AILA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of ÁILE.
AILI   f   Finnish
Finnish form of ÁILE.
AINA (1)   f   Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Variant of AINO. It also means "always" in Finnish.
AINO   f   Finnish, Finnish Mythology
Means "the only one" in Finnish. In the Finnish epic the 'Kalevala' this is the name of a girl who drowns herself when she finds out she must marry the old man Väinämöinen.
ALE (1)   m & f   Finnish, Italian, Spanish
Finnish short form of ALEKSANTERI or ALEKSI, an Italian short form of ALESSANDRO, and a Spanish short form of ALEJANDRO or ALEJANDRA.
ALIISA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of ALICE.
ALISA   f   Russian, Finnish
Russian and Finnish form of ALICE.
ALLI   f   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of names beginning with Al. This is also the Finnish word for a type of duck.
ANITA (1)   f   Spanish, Portuguese, Croatian, Slovene, English, Dutch, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Polish, Latvian
Spanish, Portuguese, Croatian and Slovene diminutive of ANA.
ANNA   f   English, Italian, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Latvian, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Czech, Slovak, Bulgarian, Icelandic, Faroese, Catalan, Occitan, Breton, Biblical, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of Channah (see HANNAH) used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament. Many later Old Testament translations, including the English, use the Hannah spelling instead of Anna. The name appears briefly in the New Testament belonging to a prophetess who recognized Jesus as the Messiah. It was a popular name in the Byzantine Empire from an early date, and in the Middle Ages it became common among Western Christians due to veneration of Saint Anna (usually known as Saint Anne in English), the name traditionally assigned to the mother of the Virgin Mary. In the English-speaking world, this form came into general use in the 18th century, joining Ann and Anne.... [more]
ANNA-LIISA   f   Finnish
Combination of ANNA and LIISA.
ANNE (1)   f   French, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, German, Dutch, Basque
French form of ANNA. In the 13th-century it was imported to England, where it was also commonly spelled Ann. The name was borne by a 17th-century English queen and also by the second wife of Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn (the mother of Queen Elizabeth I), who was eventually beheaded in the Tower of London. This is also the name of the heroine in 'Anne of Green Gables' (1908) by Canadian author L. M. Montgomery.
ANNELI   f   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of ANNA.
ANNI   f   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of ANNA.
ANNIINA   f   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of ANNA.
ANNIKA   f   Swedish, Dutch, Finnish, German, English (Modern)
Swedish diminutive of ANNA.
ANNIKKI   f   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of ANNA.
ANNUKKA   f   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of ANNA.
ANSA   f   Finnish
Derived from Finnish ansio "virtue" or ansa "trap".
ANU (1)   f   Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian diminutive of ANNA.
ARJA   f   Finnish
Variant of IRJA. The Finnish poet Eino Leino used it in his poem 'Arja and Selinä' (1916), though belonging to a male character.
AUNE   f   Finnish
Finnish form of AGNES.
AURORA   f   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, English, German, Romanian, Finnish, Roman Mythology
Means "dawn" in Latin. Aurora was the Roman goddess of the morning. It has occasionally been used as a given name since the Renaissance.
BIRGITTA   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Finnish
Most likely a Scandinavian form of BRIDGET via the Latinized form Brigitta. Alternatively it could be a feminine derivative of BIRGER. This is the name of the patron saint of Europe, Birgitta of Sweden, the 14th-century founder of the Bridgettine nuns. Her father's name was Birger.
BRITA   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Diminutive of BIRGITTA.
CAMILLA   f   English, Italian, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, German, Ancient Roman, Roman Mythology
Feminine form of CAMILLUS. This was the name of a legendary warrior maiden of the Volsci, as told by Virgil in the 'Aeneid'. It was popularized in the English-speaking world by Fanny Burney's novel 'Camilla' (1796).
CECILIA   f   English, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Dutch, German
Latinate feminine form of the Roman family name Caecilius, which was derived from Latin caecus "blind". Saint Cecilia was a semi-legendary 2nd- or 3rd-century martyr who was sentenced to die because she refused to worship the Roman gods. After attempts to suffocate her failed, she was beheaded. She was later regarded as the patron saint of music and musicians.... [more]
DAGMAR   f   Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Icelandic, German, Czech, Slovak, Finnish
From the Old Norse name Dagmær, derived from the elements dagr "day" and mær "maid". This was the name adopted by the popular Bohemian wife of the Danish king Valdemar II when they married in 1205. Her birth name was Markéta.
EERIKA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of ERICA.
EEVA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of EVA.
EEVI   f   Finnish
Finnish form of EVA.
EIJA   f   Finnish
Possibly from the Finnish happy exclamation eijaa.
ELEONOORA   f   Finnish (Rare)
Finnish form of ELEANOR.
ELIINA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of HELEN.
ELIISA   f   Finnish
Finnish short form of ELISABET.
ELINA   f   Finnish, Swedish
Finnish and Swedish form of HELEN.
ELISABET   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Spanish, Biblical Greek
Scandinavian and Finnish form of ELIZABETH. It is also used in Spain alongside the traditional form Isabel.
ELLA (2)   f   English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Diminutive of ELEANOR, ELLEN (1), and other names beginning with El. It can also be a short form of names ending in ella.
ELLI (2)   f   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of ELEONOORA.
EMILIA   f   Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Finnish, Polish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English
Feminine form of Aemilius (see EMIL).
EMMA   f   English, French, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Finnish, Dutch, German, Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of Germanic names that began with the element ermen meaning "whole" or "universal". It was introduced to England by Emma of Normandy, who was the wife both of king Ethelred II (and by him the mother of Edward the Confessor) and later of king Canute. It was also borne by an 11th-century Austrian saint, who is sometimes called Hemma.... [more]
EMMI   f   Finnish
Short form of names beginning with em.
ENNI   f   Finnish
Feminine form of EINO.
ERIKA   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Czech, Slovene, Croatian, English, Italian
Feminine form of ERIK. It also coincides with the word for "heather" in some languages.
ERJA   f   Finnish
Variant of IRJA.
ESSI   f   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of ESTHER.
ESTERI   f   Finnish
Finnish form of ESTHER.
EVELIINA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of EVELINA.
FANNI   f   Finnish, Hungarian
Finnish diminutive of FRANCISCA and a Hungarian diminutive of FRANCISKA or STEFÁNIA.
FREDRIKA   f   Swedish, Finnish
Swedish and Finnish feminine form of FREDERICK.
HANNELE   f   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of JOHANNA or HANNAH.
HEIDI   f   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, English
German diminutive of ADELHEID. This is the name of the title character in the children's novel 'Heidi' (1880) by Johanna Spyri. The name began to be used in the English-speaking world shortly after the 1937 release of the movie adaptation, which starred Shirley Temple.
HELEENA   f   Finnish
Finnish variant of HELENA.
HELI (2)   f   Finnish
Diminutive of HELENA.
HELKA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of HELGA.
HELLÄ   f   Finnish
Means "gentle, tender" in Finnish.
HELMI   f   Finnish, Swedish
Diminutive of VILHELMIINA or VILHELMINA. It also means "pearl" in Finnish.
HENNA   f   Finnish
Finnish feminine form of HENRY.
HENRIETTA   f   English, Hungarian, Finnish, Swedish, Dutch
Latinate form of HENRIETTE. It was introduced to England by Henriette Marie, the wife of the 17th-century English king Charles I. The name Henriette was also Anglicized as Harriet, a form which was initially more popular.
HENRIIKKA   f   Finnish
Finnish feminine form of HENRY.
HILJA   f   Finnish
Derived from Finnish hiljaisuus meaning "silence".
HILLEVI   f   Swedish, Finnish
Swedish and Finnish form of HEILWIG.
IIDA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of IDA.
IINA   f   Finnish
Short form of names ending with iina.
IINES   f   Finnish
Finnish form of AGNES.
IIRIS   f   Finnish
Finnish form of IRIS.
ILMA   f   Finnish
Means "air" in Finnish.
ILONA   f   Hungarian, German, Finnish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Czech
Meaning uncertain, possibly a Hungarian form of HELEN.
ILTA   f   Finnish
Means "evening" in Finnish.
IMPI   f   Finnish
Means "maiden, virgin" in Finnish.
INKA   f   Frisian, Finnish, German
Frisian and Finnish feminine form of INGE, and a German variant.
INKERI   f   Finnish
Finnish form of INGRID.
IRENE   f   English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, German, Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Ειρηνη (Eirene), derived from a word meaning "peace". This was the name of the Greek goddess who personified peace, one of the ‘Ωραι (Horai). It was also borne by several early Christian saints. The name was common in the Byzantine Empire, notably being borne by an 8th-century empress, who was the first woman to lead the empire. She originally served as regent for her son, but later had him killed and ruled alone.... [more]
IRIS   f   Greek Mythology, English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, French, Spanish
Means "rainbow" in Greek. Iris was the name of the Greek goddess of the rainbow. This name can also be given in reference to the word (which derives from the same Greek source) for the name of the iris flower or the coloured part of the eye.
IRJA   f   Finnish
Possibly a Finnish diminutive of IRINA.
IRMA   f   German, English, Dutch, Finnish, Spanish, Italian, Georgian, Lithuanian, Hungarian (Rare), Ancient Germanic
German short form of names beginning with the Germanic element ermen, which meant "whole, universal". It is thus related to EMMA. It began to be regularly used in the English-speaking world in the 19th century.
JAANA   f   Finnish
Short form of MARJAANA and other names ending in jaana.
JANINA   f   Polish, Finnish, German, Swedish, Lithuanian
Latinate form of JEANNINE.
JANNA   f   Dutch, Swedish, Finnish, English
Feminine form of JAN (1). As an English name, it is an elaboration of JAN (2).
JENNA   f   English, Finnish
Variant of JENNY. Use of the name was popularized in the 1980s by the character Jenna Wade on the television series 'Dallas'.
JENNI   f   English, Finnish
Variant of JENNY.
JENNY   f   English, Swedish, Finnish, German, Dutch, Spanish
Originally a medieval English diminutive of JANE. Since the middle of the 20th century it has been primarily considered a diminutive of JENNIFER.
JOHANNA   f   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Hungarian, Finnish, Estonian, English, Late Roman
Latinate form of Ioanna (see JOANNA).
JONNA   f   Danish, Swedish, Finnish
Short form of JOHANNA.
JOSEFIINA   f   Finnish
Finnish feminine form of JOSEPH.
JULIA   f   English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Spanish, Polish, Finnish, Russian, Ukrainian, Ancient Roman, Biblical
Feminine form of the Roman family name JULIUS. Among the notable women from this family were Julia Augusta (also known as Livia Drusilla), the wife of Emperor Augustus, and Julia the Elder, the daughter of Augustus and the wife of Tiberius. A person by this name has a brief mention in the New Testament. It was also borne by a few early saints and martyrs, including the patron saint of Corsica. Additionally, Shakespeare used it in his comedy 'The Two Gentlemen of Verona' (1594).... [more]
KAARINA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of KATHERINE.
KAIJA   f   Finnish
Diminutive of KATARIINA.
KAISA   f   Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian diminutive of KATHERINE.
KARIN   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Finnish, English
Swedish short form of KATHERINE.
KAROLIINA   f   Finnish
Finnish feminine form of CAROLUS.
KATA   f   Hungarian, Finnish, Croatian
Hungarian short form of KATALIN, Finnish short form of KATARIINA and Croatian short form of KATARINA.
KATARIINA   f   Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian form of KATHERINE.
KATI   f   Finnish, Estonian, Hungarian
Finnish and Estonian diminutive of KATARIINA and a Hungarian diminutive of KATALIN.
KATRI   f   Finnish
Short form of KATARIINA.
KATRIINA   f   Finnish
Short form of KATARIINA.
KERTTU   f   Finnish
Finnish form of GERTRUDE.
KIELO   f   Finnish
Means "lily of the valley" in Finnish.
KIIRA   f   Finnish
Finnish feminine form of CYRUS.
KIRSI   f   Finnish
Finnish form of CHRISTINA, or a short form of KIRSIKKA. It also means "frost" in Finnish.
KIRSIKKA   f   Finnish
Means "cherry" in Finnish.
KIRSTI   f   Finnish
Finnish form of CHRISTINA.
KRISTA   f   German, English, Finnish
Short form of KRISTINA.
KRISTIINA   f   Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian form of CHRISTINA.
KUKKA   f   Finnish
Means "flower" in Finnish.
KYLLI   f   Finnish
Short form of KYLLIKKI.
KYLLIKKI   f   Finnish, Finnish Mythology
Possibly derived from an old Finnish word meaning "woman". This is the name of a character in the Finnish epic the 'Kalevala'.
LAHJA   f   Finnish
Means "gift" in Finnish.
LAILA (2)   f   Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish
Scandinavian and Finnish form of LÁILÁ.
LAURA   f   English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Finnish, Estonian, Hungarian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Laurus, which meant "laurel". This meaning was favourable, since in ancient Rome the leaves of laurel trees were used to create victors' garlands. The name was borne by the 9th-century Spanish martyr Saint Laura, who was a nun thrown into a vat of molten lead by the Moors. It was also the name of the subject of poems by the 14th-century Italian poet Petrarch.... [more]
LEENA   f   Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian short form of HELENA or MATLEENA.
LEMPI   f   Finnish
Means "love" in Finnish.
LIINA   f   Finnish
Short form of KAROLIINA.
LIISA   f   Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian short form of ELISABET or ELIISABET.
LIISI   f   Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian diminutive of ELISABET or ELIISABET.
LILJA   f   Icelandic, Finnish
Icelandic and Finnish cognate of LILY.
LILLI   f   German, Finnish
German variant of LILI and a Finnish variant of LILJA.
LINDA   f   English, Dutch, German, Italian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, French, Latvian, Finnish, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Ancient Germanic
Originally a medieval short form of Germanic names containing the element linde meaning "soft, tender". It also coincides with the Spanish and Portuguese word linda meaning "beautiful".
LOTTA   f   Swedish, Finnish
Short form of CHARLOTTA.
LOVIISA   f   Finnish
Finnish feminine form of LOUIS.
LUMI   f   Finnish
Means "snow" in Finnish.
LYDIA   f   English, German, Finnish, Biblical, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Means "from Lydia" in Greek. Lydia was a region on the west coast of Asia Minor. In the New Testament this is the name of a woman converted to Christianity by Saint Paul. In the modern era the name has been in use since the Protestant Reformation.
LYYDIA   f   Finnish
Finnish variant of LYDIA.
LYYTI   f   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of LYDIA.
MAARIA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of MARIA.
MAARIKA   f   Finnish, Estonian
Diminutive of MAARIA (Finnish) or MAARJA (Estonian).
MAARIT   f   Finnish
Finnish form of MARGARET.
MAIJA   f   Finnish
Finnish variant of MARIA.
MAIRE   f   Finnish
Derived from Finnish mairea "gushing, sugary".
MALIN   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish
Swedish and Norwegian short form of MAGDALENE.
MANU (2)   m & f   French, Spanish, German, Finnish
Short form of MANUEL or EMMANUEL (or MANUELA in Germany).
MARGAREETA   f   Finnish (Rare)
Finnish variant form of MARGARET.
MARI (1)   f   Welsh, Breton, Estonian, Finnish, Hungarian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Welsh, Breton, Estonian and Finnish form of MARIA, as well as a Hungarian diminutive of MÁRIA. It is also a Scandinavian form of MARIE.
MARIA   f & m   Italian, Portuguese, Catalan, Occitan, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Faroese, Dutch, Frisian, Greek, Polish, Romanian, English, Finnish, Corsican, Basque, Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin, Old Church Slavic
Latin form of Greek Μαρια, from Hebrew מִרְיָם (see MARY). Maria is the usual form of the name in many European languages, as well as a secondary form in other languages such as English (where the common spelling is Mary). In some countries, for example Germany, Poland and Italy, Maria is occasionally used as a masculine middle name.... [more]
MARIANNE   f   French, English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Originally a French diminutive of MARIE. It is also considered a combination of MARIE and ANNE (1). Shortly after the formation of the French Republic in 1792, a female figure by this name was adopted as the symbol of the state.
MARITA (1)   f   German, Spanish, Dutch, Finnish
Diminutive of MARIA.
MARITTA   f   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of MARIA.
MARJA   f   Dutch, Finnish
Dutch and Finnish form of MARIA. It also means "berry" in Finnish.
MARJAANA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of MIRIAM.
MARJATTA   f   Finnish
Diminutive of MARJA.
MARJO (1)   f   Finnish, Dutch
Finnish and Dutch form of MARIA.
MARJUKKA   f   Finnish
Diminutive of MARJA.
MARJUT   f   Finnish
Diminutive of MARJA.
MARKETTA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of MARGARET.
MARTTA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of MARTHA.
MATILDA   f   English, Swedish, Finnish
From the Germanic name Mahthildis meaning "strength in battle", from the elements maht "might, strength" and hild "battle". Saint Matilda was the wife of the 10th-century German king Henry I the Fowler. The name was common in many branches of European royalty in the Middle Ages. It was brought to England by the Normans, being borne by the wife of William the Conqueror himself. Another notable royal by this name was a 12th-century daughter of Henry I of England, known as the Empress Matilda because of her first marriage to the Holy Roman Emperor Henry V. She later invaded England, laying the foundations for the reign of her son Henry II.... [more]
MATLEENA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of MAGDALENE.
MERI (1)   f   Finnish
Means "the sea" in Finnish.
MERJA   f   Finnish
Possibly from the name of an ancient Finnish tribe.
MIIA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of MIA.
MIINA   f   Finnish
Short form of VILHELMIINA.
MIKAELA   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Feminine form of MICHAEL.
MILLA   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Short form of CAMILLA and other names that end in milla.
MIMMI   f   Swedish, Finnish
Diminutive of VILHELMINA or VILHELMIINA.
MINTTU   f   Finnish
Means "mint" in Finnish.
MIRJA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of MIRIAM.
MIRJAMI   f   Finnish
Finnish form of MIRIAM.
NIINA   f   Finnish
Short form of ANNIINA.
NINA (1)   f   Russian, Italian, English, German, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Dutch, Polish, Slovene, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Serbian
Short form of names that end in nina, such as ANTONINA or GIANNINA. It was imported to Western Europe from Russia and Italy in the 19th century. This name also coincides with the Spanish word niña meaning "little girl".
NOORA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of NORA.
OILI   f   Finnish
Finnish form of OLGA.
OLIVIA   f   English, Italian, Spanish, German, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
This name was first used in this spelling by William Shakespeare for a character in his comedy 'Twelfth Night' (1602). Shakespeare may have based it on OLIVER or OLIVA, or perhaps directly on the Latin word oliva meaning "olive". In the play Olivia is a noblewoman who is wooed by Duke Orsino but instead falls in love with his messenger Cesario.... [more]
OONA   f   Irish, Finnish
Irish variant and Finnish form of ÚNA.
ORVOKKI   f   Finnish
Means "pansy flower" in Finnish.
PÄIVÄ   f   Finnish
Means "day" in Finnish.
PÄIVI   f   Finnish
Derived from Finnish päivä "day".
PAULA   f   German, English, Finnish, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Romanian, Hungarian, Polish, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Croatian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Paulus (see PAUL). This was the name of a 4th-century Roman saint who was a companion of Saint Jerome.
PAULIINA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of PAULINA.
PETRA   f   German, Dutch, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Hungarian, Swedish, Finnish, English
Feminine form of PETER. This was also the name of an ancient city in the region that is now Jordan.
PIHLA   f   Finnish
Derived from Finnish pihlaja meaning "rowan tree".
PIIA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of PIA.
PILVI   f   Finnish
Means "cloud" in Finnish.
PINJA   f   Finnish
Means "stone pine" in Finnish.
PIRITTA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of BIRGITTA.
PIRJO   f   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of PIRITTA.
PIRKKO   f   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of PIRITTA.
PRIITA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of BRITA.
RAAKEL   f   Finnish
Finnish form of RACHEL.
RAUHA   f   Finnish
Means "peace" in Finnish.
REBEKKA   f   German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Icelandic, Faroese, Finnish, Biblical Greek
Cognate of REBECCA. It is also the form used in the Greek Old Testament.
REETA   f   Finnish
Finnish short form of MARGARET.
REETTA   f   Finnish
Finnish short form of MARGARET.
RIIKA   f   Finnish
Variant of RIIKKA.
RIIKKA   f   Finnish
Finnish short form of FREDRIKA, HENRIIKKA and other names ending in rika.
RIINA   f   Finnish, Estonian
Short form of KATARIINA.
RIITTA   f   Finnish
Finnish short form of PIRITTA.
RITVA   f   Finnish
Means "birch branch" in Finnish.
RUUT   f   Finnish
Finnish form of RUTH (1).
SAANA   f   Finnish
From the name of a mountain in northern Finland.
SAARA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of SARAH.
SÄDE   f   Finnish
Means "ray of light" in Finnish.
SAIJA   f   Finnish
Diminutive of SARI (1).
SALLI   f   Finnish
Finnish form of SALLY.
SANDRA   f   Italian, English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Finnish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Romanian
Short form of ALESSANDRA. It was introduced to the English-speaking world by author George Meredith, who used it for the heroine in his novel 'Emilia in England' (1864) and the reissued version 'Sandra Belloni' (1887). A famous bearer is American actress Sandra Bullock (1964-).
SANNA   f   Swedish, Finnish
Short form of SUSANNA. It can also be derived from Swedish sann meaning "true".
SANNI   f   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of SUSANNA.
SARI (1)   f   Finnish
Finnish form of SARAH.
SATU   f   Finnish
Means "fairy tale, fable" in Finnish.
SEIJA   f   Finnish
Derived from Finnish seijas meaning "tranquil, serene".
SENJA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of XENIA.
SIGRID   f   Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Estonian, Finnish (Archaic)
From the Old Norse name Sigríðr, which was derived from the elements sigr "victory" and fríðr "beautiful, fair".
SIIRI   f   Estonian, Finnish
Estonian and Finnish diminutive of SIGRID.
SILJA   f   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of CECILIA.
SINI   f   Finnish
Means "blue" in Finnish. More specifically, sini is a poetic term for the colour blue.
SINIKKA   f   Finnish
Elaborated form of SINI.
SIRPA   f   Finnish
Derived from Finnish sirpale "small piece, fragment".
SISKO   f   Finnish
Means "sister" in Finnish.
SOHVI   f   Finnish
Finnish form of SOPHIA.
SOILE   f   Finnish
Possibly from Finnish soilu meaning "glimmer, blaze".
SOILI   f   Finnish
Variant of SOILE.
STIINA   f   Finnish
Finnish short form of CHRISTINA.
SUOMA   f   Finnish
Derived from Finnish Suomi meaning "Finland".
SUSANNA   f   Italian, Swedish, Finnish, Russian, Dutch, English, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Old Church Slavic
From Σουσαννα (Sousanna), the Greek form of the Hebrew name שׁוֹשַׁנָּה (Shoshannah). This was derived from the Hebrew word שׁוֹשָׁן (shoshan) meaning "lily" (in modern Hebrew this also means "rose"), perhaps ultimately from Egyptian sšn "lotus". In the Old Testament Apocrypha this is the name of a woman falsely accused of adultery. The prophet Daniel clears her name by tricking her accusers, who end up being condemned themselves. It also occurs in the New Testament belonging to a woman who ministers to Jesus.... [more]
SUVI   f   Finnish
Means "summer" in Finnish.
SYLVI   f   Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish
Norwegian and Swedish variant of SOLVEIG. It is also used as a short form of SYLVIA.
SYLVIA   f   English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, German
Variant of SILVIA. This has been the most common English spelling since the 19th century.
TÄHTI   f   Finnish (Rare)
Means "star" in Finnish.
TAIKA   f   Finnish (Rare)
Means "magic, spell" in Finnish.
TAIMI   f   Finnish
Means "sapling, young tree" in Finnish.
TAINA   f   Finnish
Finnish short form of TATIANA.
TARJA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of DARIA.
TARU   f   Finnish
Means "legend, myth" in Finnish. It is also used as a diminutive of TARJA.
TATIANA   f   Russian, Slovak, Bulgarian, Romanian, Polish, Greek, Georgian, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, English, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of the Roman name Tatianus, a derivative of the Roman name TATIUS. This was the name of a 3rd-century saint who was martyred in Rome under the emperor Alexander Severus. She was especially venerated in Orthodox Christianity, and the name has been common in Russia and Eastern Europe. It was not regularly used in the English-speaking world until the 1980s.
TEIJA   f   Finnish
Finnish short form of DOROTEA.
TERESA   f   Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Finnish, Polish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English
Cognate of THERESA. Saint Teresa of Ávila was a 16th-century Spanish nun who reformed the Carmelite monasteries and wrote several spiritual books. It was also borne by the beatified Albanian missionary Mother Teresa (1910-1997), who worked with the poor in Calcutta. She adopted the name in honour of the French saint Thérèse de Lisieux, who is the patron of missionaries.
TERHI   f   Finnish
Short form of Terhenetär, which was derived from Finnish terhen "mist". In the Finnish epic the 'Kalevala' Terhenetär is a sprite associated with mist and forests.
TERTTU   f   Finnish
Means "bunch, cluster" in Finnish.
TIIA   f   Finnish
Short form of DOROTHEA.
TIINA   f   Finnish
Short form of KRISTIINA.
TILDA   f   English, Swedish, Finnish
Short form of MATILDA.
TOINI   f   Finnish
Finnish form of ANTONIA.
TUIJA   f   Finnish
Means "cedar" in Finnish.
TUULA   f   Finnish
Variant of TUULI.
TUULI   f   Finnish
Means "wind" in Finnish.
TUULIKKI   f   Finnish, Finnish Mythology
Means "little wind" in Finnish, derived from tuuli "wind". This was the name of a Finnish forest goddess, the daughter of Tapio.
TYYNE   f   Finnish
Derived from Finnish tyyni "calm, serene".
ULLA   f   Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, German
Scandinavian diminutive of ULRIKA or HULDA (1), or a German diminutive of URSULA.
ULRIIKKA   f   Finnish (Rare)
Finnish feminine form of ULRICH.
URSULA   f   English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Finnish, Late Roman
Means "little bear", derived from a diminutive form of the Latin word ursa "she-bear". Saint Ursula was a legendary virgin princess of the 4th century who was martyred by the Huns while returning from a pilgrimage. In England the saint was popular during the Middle Ages, and the name came into general use at that time.
VALPURI   f   Finnish
Finnish form of WALBURGA.
VANAMO   f   Finnish
Means "twinflower" in Finnish.
VAPPU   f   Finnish
Diminutive of VALPURI.
VARPU   f   Finnish
From the Finnish name for a type of berry bush.
VEERA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of VERA (1).
VENLA   f   Finnish
Finnish feminine form of WENDEL.
VIENO   f & m   Finnish (Rare)
Means "gentle" in Finnish.
VIIVI   f   Finnish
Finnish form of VIVIANA.
VILHELMIINA   f   Finnish
Finnish feminine form of WILLIAM.
VILJA   f   Finnish
Means "cereal, grain" in Finnish.
VIRVA   f   Finnish
Possibly derived from Finnish virvatuli meaning "will o' the wisp". In folklore, will o' the wisp is a floating ball of light that appears over water.
VUOKKO   f   Finnish
Means "anemone flower" in Finnish.
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