are used in the country of Finland in northern Europe.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ÄÄNIS m & f Finnish (Rare)
, the Finnish name for Lake Onega, a lake in East Karelia Russia.
ADALMIINA f Finnish, Literature
Used by Zacharias Topelius, a Finnish fairy tale writer, in his story 'Adalmiinan helmi' ('Adalmiina's pearl' in English, 'Adalminas pärla' in Swedish), which was published during the late 1800s.... [more]
AIHE m Finnish
From Finnish aihe
meaning "subject", "topic", "theme".
AIKKI f Finnish
Diminutive of Finnish names beginning with Ai-
ALEKSIS m Finnish, Latvian
Finnish and Latvian form of ALEXIS
. This name was borne by Finnish author Aleksis Kivi (originally Alexis Stenvall) who wrote the first significant novel in the Finnish language, 'Seitsemän veljestä' ('Seven Brothers') in 1870.
ANGERVO f & m Finnish
From the Finnish word Angervo
, meaning "Creambush".
ANKI f Swedish, Finnish
Swedish diminutive of Ann-Kristin, Ann-Katrin, Anna-Karin and other similar hyphenated names.
ANO m Finnish, Greenlandic
Finnish name meaning "asked for", derived from the Finnish verb anoa
meaning "to ask" and Greenlandic name of unknown meaning.
ANSKA m Finnish
Finnish diminutive of names beginning with Ans-
ARO m Finnish (Rare)
"Aro" means "hard, relatively infertile ground" or, to a lesser extent, "swamp".
AULIKKI f Finnish
Aulikki was formed by Finnish professor A. V. Koskimies (1856–1929) for his daughter Aamu Aulikki, born in 1904. Another early famous bearer is opera singer Aulikki Rautawaara (1906–1990). The short form AULI
was accepted into the Finnish name day calendar in the same year as Aulikki itself, that is in 1929.
AURA f Finnish
Allegoric name for Finland taken from the Finnish river Aurajoki
in south western Finland. While the element joki
means "river" in Finnish, the element Aura
appears to be derived from Old Norse aurr
"moist earth, clay".... [more]
DOME m Finnish
Famous bearer is Dome Karukoski (born Thomas August George Karukoski), one of Finland's most successful film directors, having won over 30 festival awards and having directed six feature films that became blockbusters in his home country and also received international recognition... [more]
EDEL f German, German (Austrian), Danish, English, Finnish, Greenlandic, Icelandic, Norwegian, Sami, Swedish
Short form of names that begin with or end in the element "Edel-" meaning "noble", for example EDELTRAUD
EKKE m Finnish, Swedish, Estonian
Finnish and Swedish diminutive of ERIK
. As an Estionian name, it might also be derived from various Germanic names beginning with the name element ag
ELIEL m Biblical, Hebrew, Finnish
Means "my God is God" in Hebrew, derived from אלי (elí)
"my God" and אֵל (el)
meaning "God". This name was borne by nine characters in the Bible.
EUFEMIIA f & m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish variant spelling of EUFEMIA
. Has been used both as a masculine and a feminine name, in both cases it is a very rare name.
GUSTAVA f Dutch (Rare), Finnish (Rare), German (Rare), Italian (Rare), Lithuanian (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Spanish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of GUSTAAF
(German and Scandinavian), GUSTAVAS
(Lithuanian) and GUSTAVO
(Italian, Spanish and Portuguese).... [more]
HALTI m & f Finnish
From the name of a Finnish fell, Halti (Háldi
in Northern Sami).... [more]
HAVU m & f Finnish (Rare)
Means "fresh sprig or small branch of a coniferous tree" or "needle of a coniferous tree".
HEINI f Finnish
Possibly derived from the Finnish word heinä
, "hay". Heini may also be a female variant of HEINO