Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. EEL-mah-ree-nehn(Finnish)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Derived from Finnish ilma meaning "air". Ilmarinen is an immortal smith in Finnish mythology, the creator of the sky and the magic mill known as the Sampo. He is one of the main characters in the Finnish epic the Kalevala.

Related Names

Feminine FormIlmatar
Other Languages & CulturesIlmar(Estonian) Ilmari(Finnish) Ilmārs(Latvian)


Entry updated November 16, 2019