Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. KAH-leh-vah(Finnish)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

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 Kaleva".

Related Names

VariantsKalevi(Finnish) Kalevi(Finnish Mythology)
Other Languages & CulturesKalev(Estonian)

Name Days

Finland: September 10


Entry updated December 7, 2022