Finnish Names

Finnish names are used in the country of Finland in northern Europe.
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AADAfFinnish
Finnish short form of ADELE and other names beginning with the same sound.
AADOLFmFinnish
Finnish form of ADOLF.
AAMUfFinnish
Means "morning" in Finnish.
AAPELImFinnish
Finnish form of ABEL.
AAPOmFinnish
Finnish form of ABRAHAM.
AARNEmFinnish
Finnish form of ARNE (1).
AATAMImFinnish
Finnish form of ADAM.
AATOSmFinnish
Means "thought" in Finnish.
AATTOmFinnish
Finnish form of ADOLF. It also means "eve, evening before" in Finnish, as the day before an important holiday.
AATUmFinnish
Finnish form of ADOLF.
AAVAfFinnish
Means "wide, open" in Finnish.
ADAfEnglish, 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.
AHTImFinnish, Finnish Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the name of the Finnish god of the ocean, rivers and fishing.
AILAfFinnish
Finnish form of ÁILE.
AILIfFinnish
Finnish form of ÁILE.
AIMOmFinnish
Means "generous amount" in Finnish.
AINA (1)fFinnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Variant of AINO. It also means "always" in Finnish.
AINOfFinnish, 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.
AKI (1)mFinnish
Short form of JOAKIM.
AKSELImFinnish
Finnish form of AXEL.
AKUmFinnish
Short form of AUKUSTI.
ALE (1)m & fFinnish, Italian, Spanish
Finnish short form of ALEKSANTERI or ALEKSI, an Italian short form of ALESSANDRO, and a Spanish short form of ALEJANDRO or ALEJANDRA.
ALEKSANTERImFinnish
Finnish form of ALEXANDER.
ALEKSImFinnish
Finnish form of ALEXIS.
ALIISAfFinnish
Finnish form of ALICE.
ALISAfRussian, Ukrainian, Bosnian, Finnish
Russian, Ukrainian, Bosnian and Finnish form of ALICE.
ALLIfFinnish
Finnish diminutive of names beginning with Al. This is also the Finnish word for a type of duck.
ALTTImFinnish
Finnish form of ALBERT.
ANITA (1)fSpanish, Portuguese, Croatian, Slovene, English, Dutch, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Polish, Latvian
Spanish, Portuguese, Croatian and Slovene diminutive of ANA.
ANNAfEnglish, 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-LIISAfFinnish
Combination of ANNA and LIISA.
ANNE (1)fFrench, 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.
ANNELIfFinnish
Finnish diminutive of ANNA.
ANNIfFinnish
Finnish diminutive of ANNA.
ANNIINAfFinnish
Finnish diminutive of ANNA.
ANNIKKIfFinnish
Finnish diminutive of ANNA.
ANNUKKAfFinnish
Finnish diminutive of ANNA.
ANSAfFinnish
Derived from Finnish ansio "virtue" or ansa "trap".
ANSELMImFinnish
Finnish form of ANSELM.
ANSSImFinnish
Finnish diminutive of ANSELM.
ANTEROmFinnish
Finnish form of ANDREW.
ANTTImFinnish
Finnish form of ANDREW.
ANTTONImFinnish
Finnish form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANU (1)fFinnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian diminutive of ANNA.
ARI (2)mAncient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Finnish
Old Norse byname meaning "eagle".
ARJAfFinnish
Variant of IRJA. The Finnish poet Eino Leino used it in his poem 'Arja and Selinä' (1916), though belonging to a male character.
ARMASmFinnish
Means "beloved" in Finnish (an archaic poetic word).
ARMOmFinnish (Rare)
Means "grace, mercy" in Finnish.
ARTOmFinnish
Finnish short form of ARTHUR.
ARTTUmFinnish
Finnish short form of ARTHUR.
ARTTURImFinnish
Finnish form of ARTHUR.
ARVOmFinnish
Means "value, worth" in Finnish.
ATTEmFinnish
Finnish diminutive of ANTERO and other names beginning with A.
AUKUSTImFinnish
Finnish form of AUGUSTUS.
AULISmFinnish
Means "willing, helpful" in Finnish.
AUNEfFinnish
Finnish form of AGNES.
AURAfEnglish, Italian, Spanish, Finnish
From the word aura (derived from Latin, ultimately from Greek αυρα meaning "breeze") for a distinctive atmosphere or illumination.
AURORAfItalian, 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.
BIRGITTAfSwedish, 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.
CAMILLAfEnglish, 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).
CECILIAfEnglish, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Romanian, Finnish, 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]
EDVINmSwedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Hungarian
Scandinavian, Finnish, Estonian and Hungarian form of EDWIN.
EELISmFinnish
Finnish form of ELIJAH.
EEMELImFinnish
Finnish form of EMIL.
EEMILmFinnish
Finnish form of EMIL.
EERIKmFinnish
Finnish form of ERIC.
EERIKAfFinnish
Finnish form of ERICA.
EERIKKImFinnish
Finnish form of ERIC.
EEROmFinnish
Finnish form of ERIC. A famous bearer was the architect Eero Saarinen (1910-1961).
EETUmFinnish
Finnish form of EDWARD.
EEVAfFinnish
Finnish form of EVA.
EEVIfFinnish
Finnish form of EVA.
EIJAfFinnish
Possibly from the Finnish happy exclamation eijaa.
EINIfFinnish
Feminine form of EINO.
EINOmFinnish
Meaning unknown, possibly a Finnish form of a Scandinavian name.
ELIASmPortuguese, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, English, Greek, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Cognate of ELIJAH. This is the form used in the Greek New Testament.
ELIINAfFinnish
Finnish form of HELEN.
ELIISAfFinnish
Finnish short form of ELISABET.
ELINAfFinnish, Swedish
Finnish and Swedish form of HELEN.
ELISABETfSwedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Catalan, Spanish, Biblical Greek
Scandinavian and Finnish form of ELIZABETH. It is also used in Spain alongside the traditional form Isabel.
ELJASmFinnish
Finnish form of ELIJAH.
ELLA (2)fEnglish, 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.
ELLIfGreek, German, Finnish
Diminutive of names beginning with El, such as ELIZABETH.
EMMAfEnglish, 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]
EMMIfFinnish
Short form of names beginning with Em.
ENNIfFinnish
Feminine form of EINO.
ENSIOmFinnish
Derived from Finnish ensi "first".
ERIKmSwedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Hungarian, German, Dutch, English
Scandinavian form of ERIC. This was the name of kings of Sweden, Denmark and Norway. King Erik IX of Sweden (12th century) is the patron saint of that country.
ERIKAfSwedish, 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.
ERJAfFinnish
Variant of IRJA.
ERKKImFinnish
Finnish form of ERIC.
ERNOmFinnish
Finnish form of ERNEST.
ESAmFinnish
Finnish form of ISAIAH.
ESSIfFinnish
Finnish diminutive of ESTHER.
ESTERIfFinnish
Finnish form of ESTHER.
EVELIINAfFinnish
Finnish form of EVELINA.
FANNIfFinnish, Hungarian
Finnish diminutive of FRANCISCA and a Hungarian diminutive of FRANCISKA or STEFÁNIA.
FRANSmDutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Dutch, Scandinavian and Finnish form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FREDRIKmSwedish, Norwegian, Finnish
Swedish and Norwegian form of FREDERICK. This was the name of a 18th-century king of Sweden.
FREDRIKAfSwedish, Finnish
Swedish and Finnish feminine form of FREDERICK.
GABRIELmFrench, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Catalan, English, Romanian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name גַבְרִיאֵל (Gavri'el) meaning "God is my strong man", derived from גֶּבֶר (gever) meaning "strong man, hero" and אֵל ('el) meaning "God". Gabriel is an archangel in Hebrew tradition, often appearing as a messenger of God. In the Old Testament he is sent to interpret the visions of the prophet Daniel, while in the New Testament he serves as the announcer of the births of John to Zechariah and Jesus to Mary. According to Islamic tradition he was the angel who dictated the Qur'an to Muhammad.... [more]
HANNELEfFinnish
Finnish diminutive of JOHANNA or HANNAH.
HANNUmFinnish
Finnish diminutive of JOHANNES.
HARRImFinnish, Welsh
Finnish and Welsh form of HARRY.
HEIDIfGerman, 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.
HEIKKImFinnish
Finnish form of HENRY.
HEINOmGerman, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Estonian
German form of Haimo (see HAMO).
HELEENAfFinnish
Finnish variant of HELENA.
HELI (2)fFinnish
Diminutive of HELENA.
HELKAfFinnish
Finnish form of HELGA.
HELLÄfFinnish
Means "gentle, tender" in Finnish.
HELMIfFinnish, Swedish
Diminutive of VILHELMIINA or VILHELMINA. It also means "pearl" in Finnish.
HENNAfFinnish
Finnish feminine form of HENRY.
HENRImFrench, Finnish
French form of HENRY.
HENRIETTAfEnglish, 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.
HENRIIKKAfFinnish
Finnish feminine form of HENRY.
HENRIKKImFinnish
Finnish form of HENRY.
HERMANNImFinnish
Finnish form of HERMAN.
HILJAfFinnish
Derived from Finnish hiljaisuus meaning "silence".
HILLEVIfSwedish, Finnish
Swedish and Finnish form of HEILWIG.
IIDAfFinnish
Finnish form of IDA.
IIKKAmFinnish
Finnish diminutive of ISAAC.
IINAfFinnish
Short form of names ending with iina.
IINESfFinnish
Finnish form of AGNES.
IIRISfFinnish
Finnish form of IRIS.
IIROmFinnish
Finnish diminutive of ISAAC.
IISAKKImFinnish
Finnish form of ISAAC.
ILARImRussian, Finnish
Russian and Finnish form of HILARIUS.
ILMAfFinnish
Means "air" in Finnish.
ILMARImFinnish
Short form of ILMARINEN.
ILONAfHungarian, German, Finnish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Czech
Meaning uncertain, possibly a Hungarian form of HELEN.
ILTAfFinnish
Means "evening" in Finnish.
IMPIfFinnish
Means "maiden, virgin" in Finnish.
INKAfFrisian, Finnish, German
Frisian and Finnish feminine form of INGE, and a German variant.
INKERIfFinnish
Finnish form of INGRID.
INTOmFinnish
Means "enthusiasm" in Finnish.
IRENEfEnglish, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, German, Dutch, 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]
IRISfGreek Mythology, English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, French, Spanish, Greek
Means "rainbow" in Greek. Iris was the name of the Greek goddess of the rainbow, also serving as a messenger to the gods. This name can also be given in reference to the word (which derives from the same Greek source) for the iris flower or the coloured part of the eye.
IRJAfFinnish
Possibly a Finnish diminutive of IRINA.
IRMAfGerman, 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.
ISMOmFinnish
Finnish form of ISHMAEL.
JAAKKOmFinnish
Finnish form of JACOB (or JAMES).
JAAKOBmFinnish (Rare), Estonian (Rare)
Finnish and Estonian form of JACOB (or JAMES).
JAAKOPPImFinnish (Rare)
Finnish form of JACOB (or JAMES).
JAANAfFinnish
Short form of MARJAANA and other names ending in jaana.
JALMARImFinnish
Finnish form of HJALMAR.
JALOmFinnish
Means "noble, gracious" in Finnish.
JAMI (2)mFinnish
Diminutive of VILJAMI.
JANImFinnish, Hungarian
Finnish form and Hungarian diminutive of JOHN.
JANIKAfFinnish
Finish feminine form of JANI.
JANNAfDutch, Swedish, Finnish, English
Feminine form of JAN (1). As an English name, it is an elaboration of JAN (2).
JANNE (1)mFinnish, Swedish
Finnish form of JOHN, as well as a Swedish diminutive of JAN (1).
JARImFinnish
Short form of JALMARI.
JARKKOmFinnish
Diminutive of JARMO.
JARMOmFinnish
Finnish form of JEREMIAH.
JASKAmFinnish
Diminutive of JAAKKO.
JASMIN (1)fGerman, Finnish, English
German and Finnish form of JASMINE, as well as an English variant.
JENNAfEnglish, Finnish
Variant of JENNY. Use of the name was popularized in the 1980s by the character Jenna Wade on the television series 'Dallas'.
JENNYfEnglish, 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.
JEREmFinnish, Croatian, English
Finnish diminutive of JEREMIAS (usually used independently), as well as a Croatian diminutive of JERONIM and an English diminutive of JERALD or JEREMIAH.
JEREMIASmGerman, Portuguese, Finnish
German, Portuguese and Finnish form of JEREMIAH.
JOAKIMmSwedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Serbian, Macedonian
Scandinavian, Macedonian and Serbian form of JOACHIM.
JOELmEnglish, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Finnish, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יוֹאֵל (Yo'el) meaning "YAHWEH is God", from the elements יוֹ (yo) and אֵל ('el), both referring to the Hebrew God. Joel is one of the twelve minor prophets of the Old Testament, the author of the Book of Joel, which describes a plague of locusts. In England, it was first used as a Christian name after the Protestant Reformation.
JOHANNESmGerman, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Late Roman
Latin form of Ioannes (see JOHN). Notable bearers include the inventor of the printing press Johannes Gutenberg (1398-1468), astronomer Johannes Kepler (1571-1630) and composer Johannes Brahms (1833-1897).
JONI (2)mFinnish
Finnish form of JOHN.
JOONAmFinnish
Finnish form of JONAH.
JOONASmFinnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian form of JONAS (2).
JOOSEPPImFinnish
Finnish form of JOSEPH.
JORMAmFinnish
Finnish form of JEREMIAH.
JOSEFIINAfFinnish
Finnish feminine form of JOSEPH.
JOUKOmFinnish
Short form of JOUKAHAINEN.
JOUNImFinnish
Finnish form of JOHN.
JUHAmFinnish
Finnish form of JOHN.
JUHANAmFinnish
Finnish form of JOHN.
JUHANImFinnish
Finnish form of JOHN.
JUHOmFinnish
Finnish form of JOHN.
JUKKAmFinnish
Finnish form of JOHN.
JULIAfEnglish, 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]
JUSSImFinnish
Finnish form of JOHN.
JUUSOmFinnish
Finnish short form of JOSEPH.
JYRImFinnish
Finnish form of YURIY.
JYRKImFinnish
Finnish form of JÖRG.
KAAPOmFinnish
Finnish form of GABRIEL.
KAAPROmFinnish
Finnish form of GABRIEL.
KAARINAfFinnish
Finnish form of KATHERINE.
KAARLEmFinnish
Finnish form of CHARLES.
KAARLOmFinnish
Finnish form of CHARLES.
KAI (1)mFrisian, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Dutch
Meaning uncertain, possibly a Frisian diminutive of GERHARD, NICOLAAS, CORNELIS or GAIUS.
KAIJAfFinnish
Diminutive of KATARIINA.
KAISAfFinnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian diminutive of KATHERINE.
KALEVAmFinnish
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".
KALEVImFinnish
Variant of KALEVA.
KALLEmSwedish, Finnish
Swedish and Finnish diminutive of KARL.
KARI (2)mFinnish
Finnish form of Macarius (see MACARIO).
KARLmGerman, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English, Finnish, Ancient Germanic
German and Scandinavian form of CHARLES. This was the name of seven emperors of the Holy Roman Empire and an emperor of Austria, as well as kings of Sweden and Norway. Other famous bearers include Karl Marx (1818-1883), the German philosopher and revolutionary who laid the foundations for communism, and Karl Jaspers (1883-1969), a German existentialist philosopher.
KAROLIINAfFinnish
Finnish feminine form of CAROLUS.
KATAfHungarian, Finnish, Croatian
Hungarian short form of KATALIN, Finnish short form of KATARIINA and Croatian short form of KATARINA.
KATARIINAfFinnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian form of KATHERINE.
KATIfFinnish, Estonian, Hungarian
Finnish and Estonian diminutive of KATARIINA and a Hungarian diminutive of KATALIN.
KATRIfFinnish
Short form of KATARIINA.
KATRIINAfFinnish
Short form of KATARIINA.
KAUKOmFinnish
Means "far away" in Finnish.
KERTTUfFinnish
Finnish form of GERTRUDE.
KIELOfFinnish
Means "lily of the valley" in Finnish.
KIIRAfFinnish
Finnish feminine form of CYRUS.
KIM (2)mDanish, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish
Scandinavian short form of JOACHIM.
KIMImFinnish
Diminutive of KIM (2).
KIRSIfFinnish
Finnish form of CHRISTINA, or a short form of KIRSIKKA. It also means "frost" in Finnish.
KIRSIKKAfFinnish
Means "cherry" in Finnish.
KIRSTIfFinnish
Finnish form of CHRISTINA.
KLAUSmGerman, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish
German short form of NICHOLAS.
KRISTIANmSwedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Bulgarian
Scandinavian and Finnish form of CHRISTIAN, as well as a Bulgarian variant form.
KRISTIINAfFinnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian form of CHRISTINA.
KUKKAfFinnish
Means "flower" in Finnish.
KUSTAAmFinnish
Finnish form of GUSTAV.
KUSTImFinnish
Finnish diminutive of KUSTAA or AUKUSTI.
KYLLIfFinnish
Short form of KYLLIKKI.
KYLLIKKIfFinnish, Finnish Mythology
Derived from Finnish kyllä "abundance" or kyllin "enough". This is the name of a character in the Finnish epic the 'Kalevala'.
KYÖSTImFinnish
Finnish form of GUSTAV.
LAHJAfFinnish
Means "gift" in Finnish.
LAILA (2)fDanish, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish
Scandinavian and Finnish form of LÁILÁ.
LARImFinnish
Finnish diminutive of LAURENCE (1) or HILARIUS.
LASSEmSwedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Scandinavian and Finnish form of LAURENCE (1).
LASSImFinnish
Finnish form of LAURENCE (1).
LAUNOmFinnish (Rare)
Possibly a Finnish diminutive of KLAUS.
LAURAfEnglish, 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]
LAURImFinnish
Finnish form of LAURENCE (1).
LEENAfFinnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian short form of HELENA or MATLEENA.
LEEVImFinnish
Finnish form of LEVI.
LEMPIfFinnish
Means "love" in Finnish.
LEOmGerman, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, English, Croatian, Late Roman
Derived from Latin leo meaning "lion", a cognate of LEON. It was popular among early Christians and was the name of 13 popes, including Saint Leo the Great who asserted the dominance of the Roman bishops (the popes) over all others in the 5th century. It was also borne by six Byzantine emperors and five Armenian kings. Another famous bearer was Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910), a Russian novelist whose works include 'War and Peace' and 'Anna Karenina'. Leo is also the name of a constellation and the fifth sign of the zodiac.
LIINAfFinnish
Short form of KAROLIINA.
LIISAfFinnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian short form of ELISABET or ELIISABET.
LIISIfFinnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian diminutive of ELISABET or ELIISABET.
LILJAfIcelandic, Finnish
Icelandic and Finnish cognate of LILY.
LILLIfGerman, Finnish
German variant of LILI and a Finnish variant of LILJA.
LINDAfEnglish, 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 lind meaning "flexible, soft, mild". It also coincides with the Spanish and Portuguese word linda meaning "beautiful".
LOVIISAfFinnish
Finnish feminine form of LOUIS.
LUMIfFinnish
Means "snow" in Finnish.
LUUKASmFinnish
Finnish form of LUKE.
LYYDIAfFinnish (Rare)
Finnish variant of LYDIA.
LYYTIfFinnish (Rare)
Finnish diminutive of LYDIA.
MAARIAfFinnish
Finnish form of MARIA.
MAARIKAfEstonian, Finnish
Diminutive of MAARJA (Estonian) or MAARIA (Finnish).
MAARITfFinnish
Finnish form of MARGARET.
MAIJAfFinnish
Finnish variant of MARIA.
MAINIOmFinnish
Means "excellent" in Finnish.
MAIREfFinnish
Derived from Finnish mairea "gushing, sugary".
MANU (2)m & fFrench, Spanish, German, Finnish
Short form of MANUEL or EMMANUEL (and also of MANUELA in Germany).
MARGAREETAfFinnish (Rare)
Finnish variant form of MARGARET.
MARI (1)fWelsh, 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.
MARIAf & mItalian, Portuguese, Catalan, Occitan, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Faroese, Dutch, Frisian, Greek, Polish, Romanian, English, Finnish, Corsican, Sardinian, 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]
MARIANNAfItalian, English, Hungarian, Slovak, Polish, Finnish, Greek
Combination of MARIA and ANNA. It has been confused with the Roman name MARIANA to the point that it is no longer easy to separate the two forms. It is sometimes also used as a Latinized form of MARIAMNE.
MARIANNEfFrench, 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.
MARIKAfCzech, Slovak, Polish, Hungarian, Greek, Finnish, Estonian, Georgian
Diminutive of MARIA or other names beginning with Mari.
MARITTAfFinnish
Finnish diminutive of MARIA.
MARJAfFinnish, Sorbian, Dutch
Finnish and Sorbian form of MARIA, as well as a Dutch variant. It also means "berry" in Finnish.
MARJAANAfFinnish
Finnish form of MIRIAM.
MARJATTAfFinnish
Diminutive of MARJA.
MARJO (1)fFinnish, Dutch
Finnish and Dutch form of MARIA.
MARJUKKAfFinnish
Diminutive of MARJA.
MARJUTfFinnish
Diminutive of MARJA.
MARKETTAfFinnish
Finnish form of MARGARET.
MARKKUmFinnish
Finnish form of MARK.
MARKUSmGerman, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
German, Scandinavian and Finnish form of MARK.
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