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.
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
Helinä f Finnish
Derives from Finnish word helinä
, which means "jingle" in Finnish. It may possibly have been used also as a variant of Helena
Heljä f Finnish
Variant of Helena
. It may also be derived from a Finnish word "heleä", meaning "bright, vivid".
Hertta f Finnish
Finnish variant of Hertha
. Hertta is also the Finnish word for the card suit "heart".
Hilkka f Finnish
From the word hilkka
, which means "a bonnet, a hood". Little Red Riding Hood is known as 'Punahilkka' in Finland, and the fairy tale may have had something to do with the name Hilkka becoming more common... [more
Ihanelma f Finnish
Created during the time of Finnish Romantic nationalism by using an old Finnish name iha
. The name was probably inspired by similar names Anelma
Ilkka m Finnish
Finnish name of unknown origin. It has been used also as a surname for centuries.... [more
Illusia f Finnish
From Yrjö Kokko's 1944 fairytale classic Pessi and Illusia. Illusia is the name of a small fairy who lives by the rainbow. Illusia is described to be naive, but optimistic and care free. The tale is about Pessi the troll and Illusia the fairy, who, despite all the differences between them and their worlds, fall in love... [more
Isa f Swedish (Modern), Danish, Finnish, Norwegian
From the germanic element is "Ice" with the feminine suffix -a. In Swedish the name literally means ice in verbal form. Which means that something has frozen solid or has been covered in ice. It can also be a short for of names that end in -isa... [more
Isto m Finnish
Finnish short form of Israel
. Might also be derived from the name of the Nordic hero Istrur
Jannes m Dutch, Flemish, German (Rare), Limburgish, East Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare), West Frisian, Danish (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Dutch, Flemish, Frisian, Limburgish and (Low) German short form of Johannes
, which has also seen some use in Scandinavia.
Jarna f & m Finnish
Finnish theater and movie director Edvin Laine invented it as female variant of Jarmo
(391 female children between 1940-2009). As male name, it's pretty unique (4 male children between 1980-2009).
Jeeli m Finnish
Finnish pet form of Joel
or a Finnish pet form of names ending with -iel
Joutsa m Finnish
Finnish name which is possibly derived from the word "jousi" which is a finnish word for "bow".
Jyry m Finnish
Finnish variant form of Jyri
or from Finnish (ukkosen) jyry
"roll of thunder, rumble" (less likely).
Kaisla f Finnish
Finnish name meaning "reed" -a sort of a plant found on river banks and shallow waters.... [more
Kastehelmi f Finnish
Kastehelmi is Finnish and means "dewdrop" (literally "dew pearl"). Nameday for Kastehelmi is May 7th.
Kauno m Finnish
Derived from the Finnish word kaunis
Kauri m Finnish
From a type of Tree called "Kauri", a tall coniferous Forest Tree that has broad leathery leaves and produces valuable timber and dammar resin. It grows in warm countries from Malaysia to New Zealand.
Keimo m Finnish (Rare)
Invented by Finnish author Aleksis
Kivi (1834-1872) who was inspired by the place name Keimola which is of uncertain etymology.
Keke m & f Finnish
For men, this name is a Finnish short or dialectal form of Keijo
. A notable bearer is Keijo "Keke" Rosberg (b. 1948), a retired Formula 1 racing car driver who won the Formula 1 Championship in 1982.... [more
Kikka f Finnish
Nickname for Kirsi
, very rare as a given name. Also a word meaning "useful trick". Kikka (real name Kirsi Viilonen) was a best-selling Finnish musician.
Kivi m Finnish (Archaic)
Ancient Finnish name that means "stone" or "rock". Now used extremely rarely. As a surname Kivi is more common, Finland's national author Aleksis Kivi (born Alexis Stenvall) being the most famous bearer.