Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. EEL-mah-tahr(Finnish)

Meaning & History

Derived from Finnish ilma "air" combined with a feminine suffix. In Finnish mythology Ilmatar was a semi-androgynous goddess of the heavens. She was the mother of Ilmarinen, Väinämöinen and Lemminkäinen.

Related Names

Masculine FormIlmarinen
Other Languages & CulturesIlme(Estonian) Ilma, Ilmi(Finnish)


Ilmatar by Robert Wilhelm Ekman (1860)Ilmatar by Robert Wilhelm Ekman (1860)

People think this name is

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Name Days

Estonia: August 26
Finland: August 26


Entry updated April 16, 2019