Estonian Names

Estonian names are used in the country of Estonia in northern Europe.
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AGE (2)fEstonian
Estonian form of AGNES.
ALVARmSwedish, Estonian
From the Old Norse name Alfarr, formed of the elements alfr "elf" and arr "warrior".
Estonian form of ANDREW.
Estonian form of ANDREW.
ANNAfEnglish, Italian, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Latvian, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Czech, Slovak, Bulgarian, Icelandic, Faroese, Catalan, Occitan, Breton, Biblical, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of Channah (see HANNAH) used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament. Many later Old Testament translations, including the English, use the Hannah spelling instead of Anna. The name appears briefly in the New Testament belonging to a prophetess who recognized Jesus as the Messiah. It was a popular name in the Byzantine Empire from an early date, and in the Middle Ages it became common among Western Christians due to veneration of Saint Anna (usually known as Saint Anne in English), the name traditionally assigned to the mother of the Virgin Mary. In the English-speaking world, this form came into general use in the 18th century, joining Ann and Anne.... [more]
ANU (1)fFinnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian diminutive of ANNA.
Possibly from the name of the prayer Ave Maria, in which Ave is Latin meaning "greetings, salutations".
EDVINmSwedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Hungarian
Scandinavian, Finnish, Estonian and Hungarian form of EDWIN.
Means "dusk" in Estonian.
Estonian form of ELIZABETH.
EVELINfGerman, Estonian, Hungarian
German, Estonian and Hungarian form of EVELINA.
GEORGmGerman, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Estonian
Form of GEORGE. This name was borne by the German idealist philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831).
HEINOmGerman, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Estonian
German form of Haimo (see HAMO).
HENDRIKmDutch, German, Estonian
Dutch and Estonian cognate of HENRY.
Estonian form of HILARIUS.
Estonian form of HENRY.
Estonian form of JACOB (or JAMES).
JAAKmEstonian, Flemish
Estonian form of JACOB or JAMES, and a Flemish short form of JACOB.
JAAKOBmFinnish (Rare), Estonian (Rare)
Finnish and Estonian form of JACOB (or JAMES).
Estonian form of JOHN.
JELENAfSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian
Form of YELENA. In Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia it is also associated with the South Slavic words jelen meaning "deer, stag" and jela meaning "fir tree".
JOHANNESmGerman, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Late Roman
Latin form of Ioannes (see JOHN). Notable bearers include the inventor of the printing press Johannes Gutenberg (1398-1468), astronomer Johannes Kepler (1571-1630) and composer Johannes Brahms (1833-1897).
JOONASmFinnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian form of JONAS (2).
Estonian form of JOSEPH.
Estonian form of JOHN.
Estonian form of KATHERINE.
KAISAfFinnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian diminutive of KATHERINE.
KAJA (1)fNorwegian, Danish, Swedish, Estonian, Slovene
Scandinavian diminutive of KATARINA.
KAJA (3)fEstonian
Means "echo" in Estonian.
KALEV (1)mEstonian
Estonian form of KALEVA. This was the name of a hero in Estonian mythology.
Means "rock, boulder" in Estonian.
KATARIINAfFinnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian form of KATHERINE.
KATIfFinnish, Estonian, Hungarian
Finnish and Estonian diminutive of KATARIINA and a Hungarian diminutive of KATALIN.
KATRINfGerman, Swedish, Estonian
German, Swedish and Estonian short form of KATHERINE.
Means "dawn" in Estonian.
KRISTIINAfFinnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian form of CHRISTINA.
KRISTJANmEstonian, Slovene
Estonian and Slovene form of CHRISTIAN.
Estonian form of KYLLIKKI.
Means "goose" in Estonian.
Means "wave" in Estonian.
LAURAfEnglish, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Finnish, Estonian, Hungarian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Laurus, which meant "laurel". This meaning was favourable, since in ancient Rome the leaves of laurel trees were used to create victors' garlands. The name was borne by the 9th-century Spanish martyr Saint Laura, who was a nun thrown into a vat of molten lead by the Moors. It was also the name of the subject of poems by the 14th-century Italian poet Petrarch.... [more]
Means "folk song" in Estonian.
LEENAfFinnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian short form of HELENA or MATLEENA.
Estonian short form of ELIISABET.
LIISAfFinnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian short form of ELISABET or ELIISABET.
LIISIfFinnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian diminutive of ELISABET or ELIISABET.
Estonian diminutive of ELIISABET.
Estonian feminine form of LOUIS.
Means "poetry" in Estonian.
MAARIKAfEstonian, Finnish
Diminutive of MAARJA (Estonian) or MAARIA (Finnish).
Estonian form of MARIA.
Means "little" in Estonian.
MAREfEstonian, Slovene, Macedonian, Croatian
Diminutive of MARIA and other names beginning with Mar.
Estonian form of MARGARET.
MARGITfHungarian, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Estonian, German
Hungarian and Scandinavian form of MARGARET.
MARI (1)fWelsh, Breton, Estonian, Finnish, Hungarian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Welsh, Breton, Estonian and Finnish form of MARIA, as well as a Hungarian diminutive of MÁRIA. It is also a Scandinavian form of MARIE.
MARIKAfCzech, Slovak, Polish, Hungarian, Greek, Finnish, Estonian, Georgian
Diminutive of MARIA or other names beginning with Mari.
Estonian form of MICHAEL.
Estonian form of NICHOLAS.
OLAVImFinnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian form of OLAF.
Estonian form of OLAF.
OLIVERmEnglish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Czech, Slovak
From Olivier, a Norman French form of a Germanic name such as ALFHER or an Old Norse name such as Áleifr (see OLAF). The spelling was altered by association with Latin oliva "olive tree". In the Middle Ages the name became well-known in Western Europe because of the French epic 'La Chanson de Roland', in which Olivier was a friend and advisor of the hero Roland.... [more]
PAAVOmFinnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian form of PAUL.
Estonian form of PETER.
PIIAfFinnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian form of PIA.
Estonian form of FREDERICK.
Short form of PRIIDIK.
RASMUSmDanish, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Estonian
Scandinavian, Finnish and Estonian form of ERASMUS.
REIN (2)mEstonian
Estonian short form of RAYNER and other Germanic names beginning with the element ragin "advice, counsel".
SIGRIDfNorwegian, Swedish, Danish, Estonian, Finnish (Archaic)
From the Old Norse name Sigríðr, which was derived from the elements sigr "victory" and fríðr "beautiful, fair".
SIIRIfEstonian, Finnish
Estonian and Finnish diminutive of SIGRID.
Estonian form of DAVID.
TAAVImEstonian, Finnish
Estonian and Finnish form of DAVID.
TARMOmEstonian, Finnish
Means "vigour, energy, drive" in Estonian and Finnish.
TERJE (2)fEstonian
Estonian form of TERHI.
TIITUSmFinnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian form of TITUS.
Estonian form of ANTHONY.
Estonian form of THOMAS.
Diminutive of KATARIINA.
Estonian form of TUULI.
VIKTORIAfGerman, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Estonian, Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian
German and Scandinavian variant of VICTORIA. It is also a variant transcription of VIKTORIYA.
Estonian form of WILLIAM.