Gender Feminine
Usage Finnish
Pronounced Pron. TEHR-hee  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Short form of Terhenetär, which was derived from Finnish terhen meaning "mist". In the Finnish epic the Kalevala Terhenetär is a sprite associated with mist and forests.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesTerje(Estonian)

Name Days

Finland: February 6


Entry updated November 16, 2019