AJATARfFinnish Mythology Possibly from Finnish ajaa, menaing "to pursue", and the ending -tar, translates to "female pursuer". She is an evil, female spirit in Finnish Mythology. She lives in the woods on the Pohjola Mountains.
ÄKRÄSmFinnish Mythology The God of Fertility and the turnip in Finnish Mythology. He was also the protector of beans, peas, cabbage, flax and hemp.
KALMAfFinnish Mythology Finnish Goddess of death and decay, residing in the underworld. The name means "corpse stench", and can be used as a poetic word for death.Her father is Tuoni and her mother TUONETAR... [more]
KULLERVOmFinnish, Finnish Mythology Derived from Finnish word kulta "gold". In Finnish epic 'Kalevala' Kullervo Kalervonpoika (son of Kalervo) was a beautiful man with hair of golden colour and tragic life: he is sold into slavery, unknowingly seduces his sister and finally kills himself.
KUUTARfFinnish Mythology Finnish goddess of the moon. Her name is derived from kuu meaning "moon, month" and the feminine ending -tar.
PÄIVÄTÄRfFinnish Mythology The Finnish goddess of the sun, who is associated with silver, silver yarn and beauty. Her name is derived from päivä meaning "day" and an old poetic term for the sun, and the feminine ending -tar.
PELLERVOmFinnish, Finnish Mythology Derived from Finnish word pelto "field". In Finnish mytholofy Pellervo (also known as Sampsa Pellervoinen) was a god of fertility, fields and crops.
RAUNIf & mFinnish, Finnish Mythology Perhaps a variant of RAUNO or RAGNHILD, or derived from Old Norse reynir meaning "rowan". In Finnish mythology Rauni was either the name of god Ukko's spouse, or another name for Ukko himself... [more]
TAPIOTARfFinnish Mythology In Finnish mythology Tapiotar, queen of forest, was the female version of TAPIO. The name Tapiotar was formed of simply adding tar, a Finnish feminine suffix, behind TAPIO.
TERHENETÄRfFinnish Mythology A character in the Finnish epic the 'Kalevala,' who was a forest sprite. The name itself means "mist." The short (and common) form of this name is TERHI.
TUISKOmFinnish Mythology King of Finland (Mythologia Fennica, 1789)Youngest son of Noah, ruler of North Europe (Chronicle of Finland, 1636).
TUONETARfFinnish Mythology Tuonetar is the Queen of the Underworld in Finnish mythology. She is the wife of Tuoni, with whom she rules over the Underworld Tuonela.
UNTAMOmFinnish, Finnish Mythology Old Finnish name with unclear origin: possibly derived either from old Germanic name Undo or Finnish word uni, meaning "dream". Untamo was a character in Finnish epic Kalevala.