Finnish Submitted Names
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-
AIRI f Finnish
Either derived Finnish airut
"messenger, herald" or from Finnish place names like Airiselkä
ALEKSIS m Finnish, Latvian
Finnish and Latvian form of Alexis
. One famous bearer is Aleksis Kivi (originally Alexis Stenvall), a significant Finnish author.
ANELMA f Finnish
Derived from the Finnish word anoa
, "to beg, to request".
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
"Aro" means "hard, relatively infertile ground" or, to a lesser extent, "swamp".
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]
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
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]
HEIMO m Finnish
From the Finnish word heimo
, meaning "tribe".
HEINI f Finnish
Possibly derived from the Finnish word heinä
, "hay". Heini may also be a female variant of Heino
HELINÄ f Finnish
Derives from Finnish word helinä
, which means "tinkle, jingle" in Finnish. It may possibly have been used also as a variant of Helena
HERTTA f Finnish
Finnish variant of Hertha
. Hertta is also the Finnish word for the card suit "heart".