Finnish Mythology Submitted Names

These names occur in Finnish mythology.
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AALLOTAR f Finnish, Finnish Mythology
From the Finnish aalto, meaning "wave", combined with feminine suffix tar. In Finnish mythology aallotars were mermaids.
AARNI m Finnish (Rare), Finnish Mythology (Rare)
Finnish form of ARNE (1). It can also be taken from the ancient Finnish aarni "treasure". In Finnish mythology, Aarni is a diety described as the guardian of treasures.
AJATAR f Finnish Mythology
Possibly from Finnish ajaa, menaing "to pursue", and the ending -tar, translates to "female pursuer". She is an evil, female spirit in Finnish Mythology. She lives in the woods on the Pohjola Mountains.
ÄKRÄS m Finnish Mythology
The God of Fertility and the turnip in Finnish Mythology. He was also the protector of beans, peas, cabbage, flax and hemp.
HILLERVO f & m Finnish Mythology, Finnish
HILLERVO is the name of a fairy of Waterfalls and streams in Finnish Mythology.
ILPOTAR f Finnish Mythology
In the Finnish epic 'Kalevala' Ilpotar was another name of LOUHI, the queen of the north.
KALERVO m Finnish, Finnish Mythology
Variant of KALEVA, possibly influenced by name KULLERVO. In Finnish mythology Kalervo was the father of Kullervo.
KALMA m & f Finnish Mythology
Finnish Goddess of death and decay, residing in the underworld. The name means "corpse stench", and can be used as a poetic word for death. Kalma is the stage name of Niko Hurme, the bass player for the Finnish hard rock band Lordi.
KULLERVO m Finnish, Finnish Mythology
Derived from Finnish word kulta "gold". In Finnish epic 'Kalevala' Kullervo Kalervonpoika (son of Kalervo) was a beautiful man with hair of golden colour and tragic life: he is sold into slavery, unknowingly seduces his sister and finally kills himself.
KUUTAR f Finnish Mythology
Finnish goddess of the moon. Her name is derived from kuu meaning "moon, month" and the feminine ending -tar.
LUONNOTAR f Finnish Mythology
Derived from Finnish luonto meaning "nature". In the Kalevala this is another name for ILMATAR.
OTAVA m Finnish, Finnish Mythology, Astronomy
Means "salmon net" from an Ancient Finnish word sometimes used also to mean "bear" or "wheel". ... [more]
PÄIVÄTÄR f Finnish Mythology
The Finnish goddess of the sun, who is associated with silver, silver yarn and beauty. Her name is derived from päivä meaning "day" and an old poetic term for the sun, and the feminine ending -tar.
PANU m Finnish, Finnish Mythology
Derived from URBAN. In old Finnish the word panu means "flame, fire" and "spirit of fire".
PELLERVO m Finnish, Finnish Mythology
Derived from Finnish word pelto "field". In Finnish mytholofy Pellervo (also known as Sampsa Pellervoinen) was a god of fertility, fields and crops.
RAUNI f & m Finnish, Finnish Mythology
In Finnish mythology Rauni was either the name of god Ukko's spouse, or another name for Ukko himself. Rauni may also be a female variant of RAUNO.... [more]
SADE f Finnish, Finnish Mythology
Means "rain" in Finnish.
SAMPSA m Finnish Mythology, Finnish
Finnish variant of Sampson. In Finnish mythology Sampsa Pellervoinen was a god of fertility, fields and crops.
TAPIOTAR f Finnish Mythology
In Finnish mythology Tapiotar, queen of forest, was the female version of TAPIO. The name Tapiotar was formed of simply adding tar, a Finnish feminine suffix, behind TAPIO.
TERHENETÄR f Finnish Mythology
A character in the Finnish epic the 'Kalevala,' who was a forest sprite. The name itself means "mist." The short (and common) form of this name is TERHI.
TUISKO m Finnish Mythology
King of Finland (Mythologia Fennica, 1789)Youngest son of Noah, ruler of North Europe (Chronicle of Finland, 1636).
UNTAMO m Finnish, Finnish Mythology
Old Finnish name with unclear origin: possibly derived either from old Germanic name Undo or Finnish word uni, meaning "dream". Untamo was a character in Finnish epic Kalevala.
YLEVÄ f Finnish Mythology, Karelian
Means "sublime" in Finnish.
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