Finnish Submitted Names

Finnish names are used in the country of Finland in northern Europe.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Kössi m Finnish
Nickname for Kyösti. Kössi Kenguru was a classic children's cutout animation about a kangaroo.
Kosti m Finnish
Short form of Konstantin.
Kosto m Finnish
An older Finnish name meaning 'vengeance'.
Kotivalo m & f Finnish (Archaic)
Means "homelight" in Ancient Finnish.
Kreeta f Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian variant of Greta.
Krisse f & m Swedish, Finnish
Variant of Chris.
Kristalli m & f Finnish (Rare)
Means "crystal" in Finnish.
Kristiaani m Finnish
Finnish variant form of Christian.
Kristoff m English, Popular Culture, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Flemish
Variant of Christoph. This is the name of Kristoff Bjorgman from Frozen.
Kuisma m Finnish
Finnish variant of Cosmas. It also means "St. John's wort" in Finnish.
Kukka-Maaria f Finnish
Combination of kukka, meaning "a flower" in Finnish and Maaria which refers to Virgin Mary. Christian feast, Visitation of Mary, was called Kukka-Maaria in the past.... [more]
Kullervo m Finnish, 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.
Kulta m & f Finnish
Derives from the Finnish word kulta, which means both "gold" and "darling, dear".
Kunilla f Finnish
Finnish form of Gunilla.
Kunnari m Finnish, Greenlandic
Finnish form of Gunnar and Greenlandic younger form of Kúnare.
Kunto m Finnish
Finnish pet form of Kunnari and Finnish variant form of Kurt.
Kurre m Swedish, Finnish
Diminutive of Kurt.
Kustaava f Finnish
Feminine form of Kustaa.
Kustaavi m Finnish
Finnish variant of Kustavi.
Kustaawa f Finnish
Finnish Feminine variant of Kustaa
Kustavi m Finnish
Finnish form of Gustav.
Kutte m Finnish
Finnish diminutive of Knut.
Kuu f & m Finnish (Rare)
Means "moon" in Finnish.
Kuutamo m & f Finnish (Rare)
Meaning "moonlight" in Finnish.
Kuutti m Finnish
Means "seal pup" in Finnish.... [more]
Kyynel f & m Finnish
Means "teardrop" in Finnish.
Laakso m & f Finnish
Means "valley" in Finnish.
Laimi f Finnish
Finnish variant of Laima.
Lalle m Finnish
Diminutive of Laurentius.
Lalli m Finnish
Of unclear origin, possibly a form of Lauri or an original Finnish name meaning 'big'. Mostly known through a mediaeval legend in which Lalli (a peasant) kills Bishop Henry.
Lampi m & f Finnish (Rare)
Means "pond" in Finnish.
Lapsi m & f Finnish
Means "child" in Finnish.
Lari m Finnish
Short form of Alari.
Late m Finnish
Diminutive of Lauri.
Lauha f Finnish
Means 'gentle', 'calm' and 'mild' in Finnish. Also a genus of plants.
Laulu f & m Finnish (Modern, Rare)
Means 'song' in Finnish. This name has been used in Finland less than 20 times since 2000.
Lauramaija f Finnish (Rare)
Finnish name with the combination of Laura and Maija.
Lauriina f Finnish (Rare)
Finnish variation of Lorraine. Might also be a feminine form of Lauri.
Lavi m Finnish
Finnish short form of Olavi.
Leea f American (Rare), Finnish
Finnish form of Lea.
Leemes m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish diminutive of Clemens.
Leeni f Finnish (Rare), Estonian
Finnish diminutive of Leena and Estonian variant of Leene, Leen and Leena.
Leenu f Finnish (Rare), Estonian
Finnish diminutive of Leena and Estonian variant of Leene and Leena.
Leenukka f Finnish (Rare)
Diminutive of Leena.
Lefa m Swedish, Finnish
A diminutive of Leif.
Leija f Swedish (Modern), Finnish (Rare), Estonian (Rare)
Finnish variant of Lea. The name coincides with the Finnish word leija "kite".
Leino m Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian name of uncertain origin and meaning. Theories include a derivation from the pen name of Eino Leino (Armas Einar Leopold Lönnbohm), Finnish poet and journalist (1878-1926).
Lejo m Finnish (Rare), Sami
Finnish variant of Leo.
Leksa m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish form of Lex and diminutive of Leo.
Lemmikki f Finnish
Means "darling", "pet" or "forget-me-not" in Finnish.
Lemmitty f & m Finnish
Means "beloved" in Finnish (i.e., the past passive participle of lempiä; compare Lempi). It has occasionally been used as a feminine given name (and sometimes a masculine name; it is "rare for either sex, and mostly a middle name").
Lenita f Portuguese (Brazilian), Indonesian (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
Diminutive of Lena and various names that end in -lena.
Leonartti m Finnish
Finnish variant of Leonhard.
Leska m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish pet form of Leo, meaning unknown.
Lida f Russian, Ukrainian, Danish (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Short form of Lidia or Lidiya. In Scandinavia it has also been used as a short form of Alida and other names ending in -lida.
Liekki m & f Finnish (Rare)
Means "flame" in Finnish.
Liia f Estonian, Finnish
Variant of Lia 2. In the case of the Estonian name, it is also considered an elaboration of Lii and an Estonian renderin of Russian Лия (see Liya).
Liila f Finnish
Means "violet" in Finnish.
Liinu f Finnish
Diminutive of Liina.
Liinus m Finnish
Finnish form of Linus
Lika m & f Finnish
Means "dirt" in Finnish.
Likki f Finnish
Diminutive of Mielikki.
Lindis f Norwegian, Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
Norwegian form of Líndís as well as of Linddís. This name is also occasionally used as a truncated form of Germanic names ending in -lindis.
Linni f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
Diminutive of Linnea and other similar names.... [more]
Linta f Finnish
Finnish variant of Linda.
Lintu f Finnish
Means "bird" in Finnish.
Lippa f Finnish
Diminutive of Philippa.
Lirkku f Finnish (Rare)
Diminutive of Liisa.
Loja f Swedish, Finnish
A famous bearer is Loja Saarinen (born Minna Carolina Louise Gesellius, 1879–1968), a Finnish-American textile artist, sculptor and wife of the architect Eliel Saarinen (1873–1950).
Loola f Finnish
Finnish variant spelling of Lola.
Louna f Finnish (Rare)
Derived from Finnish lounas "southwest" or lounatuuli "southwest wind".
Lumia f Finnish
Derived from the Finnish lumi meaning "snow".
Lumianna f Finnish (Modern)
Combination of Lumi and Anna. The name was first used in the 1990s.
Lumikki f Finnish
Derived from Finnish word lumi "snow". Fairy tale character Snow White is known as Lumikki in Finland.
Lumikukka f Finnish (Modern)
A combination of Lumi, which means "snow", and Kukka, which means "flower". The name was first used in the 1970's.
Luonto m & f Finnish
Means "nature, wildlife, scenery, outdoors" in Finnish.
Lusia f Breton, Faroese, Finnish, English (British, Rare)
Breton, Finnish and Faroese form and English variant of Lucia.
Luumu f & m Finnish
Means "plum" in Finnish.
Luusia f Finnish (Rare)
Rare Finnish variant of Lusia.
Lyly m Finnish (Rare)
Taken directly from Finnish lyly "reaction wood".
Lyydi f Finnish
Variant of Lydia.
Lyyli f Finnish
Variant of Lyydia.
Lyytikki f Finnish
Diminutive of Lyydia.
Maa m & f Finnish
Means "country, land, earth, ground, soil, suit" in Finnish.
Maan m & f Finnish
Means "earth" in Finnish.
Maaret f Finnish
Finnish variant of Maret or Maarit.
Magdaleena f Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian form of Magdalene.
Maijastiina f Finnish
Finnish name with the combination of Maija and Stiina.
Maiju f Finnish
Variant of Maija.
Maikki f Finnish
Diminutive of Maria.
Maila f Estonian, Finnish
Estonian contraction of Maria or Maarja and Eliisabet as well as a Finnish variant of Maria.
Maileena f Finnish
Finnish form of Majlena.
Maili f Finnish
Variant of Maila.
Mailis f Finnish, Danish, Swedish, Estonian
Scandinavian variant of Majlis and Estonian contraction of Mai and Lis.
Maini f Finnish
Short form of Mainikki.
Mainikki f Finnish
Means "praised" or "great" in Old Finnish.
Maisa f Finnish
Variant of Maria.
Majlis f Swedish, Finnish, Danish (Rare)
Combination of Maj, which is either a diminutive of Maja or taken directly from maj the Swedish name for the month of May, and Lis.
Make m Finnish
Diminutive of Markus, Marko and Markku.
Mäki m & f Finnish
Means "hill" in Finnish.
Makke m & f Finnish (Modern, Rare)
Finnish diminutive of Max.
Malla f Finnish, Swedish
Short form of various names including Amalia, Maria, Magdalena and Matilda... [more]
Malva f Swedish, Finnish (Rare), German, Danish, Spanish (Latin American)
Short form of Malvina. It may be partly inspired by Latin, Swedish and Finnish malva "mallow, hollyhock (flower)".
Malviina f Finnish
Finnish form of Malvina.
Manna f & m Finnish
Manna was originally a male name, coming from the names Immanuel and Mauno. Later, Manna has been used as a female name, because it ends in an "a".
Manne m Finnish
A Finnish form of Immanuel or Emanuel. Finnish name day March 26.
Mansikka f Finnish
Means "strawberry" in Finnish.
Manta f Finnish
Finnish form of Manda.
Manti f Finnish
Variant of Manta.
Mantu f Finnish
Variant of Manta.
Mariia f Finnish, Ukrainian
Variant spelling of Maria.
Mariija f Finnish
Finnish variant of Marija.
Mariina f Finnish (Rare), Estonian (Rare), Greenlandic
Finnish and Estonian variant of Marina and younger Greenlandic form of Marîna.
Marikki f Finnish
Diminutive of Mari.
Marileena f Finnish (Rare)
Finnish variant of Marilena.
Marke f Finnish
Variant of Marketta.
Market f Finnish
Finnish variant of Marketta.
Marketa f Finnish
Variant of Marketta.
Markette f Finnish
Finnish variant of Marketta.
Markitta f Finnish
Finnish variant of Marketta.
Marttiin m Finnish
Finnish form of Martin.
Mauritsi m Finnish
Finnish form of Maurits.
Mea f Finnish (Modern), Swedish
Variant of Mia, likely influenced by Latin meus "mine" (feminine mea). It was first recorded in Sweden in 1858.
Meea f Finnish
Finnish feminine name. Name day April 27.
Meiju f Finnish
Possibly a variant of Maiju.
Merika f Estonian, Finnish
Estonian variant of Merike.
Merituuli f Finnish, Swedish (Rare)
Combiantion of Meri and Tuuli.
Mianna f Finnish
Contracted form of Marianna.
Mieli f Finnish
Short form of Mielikki. Possibly means "mood".
Mielo m Finnish
Masculine form of Mielikki.
Mielus f Finnish
Variant of Mielikki.
Mies m Finnish
From a Finnish word mies meaning "man".
Miika m Finnish
Finnish form of Micah.
Miikka m Finnish
Variant of Miika.
Miikkali m Finnish
Variant of Mikael.
Miila f Finnish
Variant of Emilia or Ludmila.
Miio m Finnish (Modern)
A form of Mio which is from Astrid Lindgren's children's book Mio, my Mio (also known as Mio, my Son)(Mio, min Mio in Swedish)
Miira f Finnish
Variant of Mira 2.
Miisa f Finnish
Of unknown origin. Possibly a feminine variant of Mishael.
Mikkeli m Finnish
Finnish form of Mikkel.
Mikki m & f Finnish
Variation of Mikael. Mickey Mouse is known as Mikki Hiiri in Finnish. Mostly used as a masculine name. When used as a feminine name, it might also be used as a diminutive of Mielikki.
Miksu m Finnish
A pet name for Mikko, Mikael, Mika, Miikka and Miika.
Milma f Finnish
Variant of Emilia.
Mimmo f Finnish
Diminutive of Vilhelmina.
Mimosa f English, Finnish, French, Spanish, Danish, Filipino, Italian
From Mimosa, a genus of plants that are sensitive to touch. The best known plant from that genus is the Mimosa pudica, better known in English as the touch-me-not. The plant genus derives its name from Spanish mimosa, which is the feminine form of the Spanish adjective mimoso meaning "cuddly".
Minja f Finnish
Diminutive of Mina.
Minka f Norwegian, Finnish, Hungarian, Polish, Swedish, Slovene
Diminutive of Mina 1, a short form of Vilhelmina, Wilhelmina, Hermine, Romina and other names containing mina or mine... [more]
Minni f Finnish (Rare), Estonian (Rare)
Finnish variant of Minnie and Estonian variant of Minna.
Minttar f Finnish
Variation of Minttu
Mirkka f Finnish
Diminutive of Mirjami.
Mirkku f Finnish (Rare)
Diminutive of Mirja and other names beginning Mir-. Also a Finnish slang word meaning "girl, woman". Common pet name but rare as a given name.
Mirva f Finnish
Possibly a variant of Mirjami.
Monaliisa f Finnish (Rare)
Finnish variant of Monalisa.
Moona f Finnish
Finnish form of Mona 2.
Moose m Finnish
Finnish variant of Moses.
Mooses m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish form of Moses.
Mortti m Finnish
Finnish form of Morty.
Muisto f & m Finnish (Rare)
Means memory in Finnish
Mustikka f & m Finnish (Rare)
Means "blueberry" in Finnish.
Myrsky m & f Finnish (Modern, Rare)
Means "storm" in Finnish.
Myy f Finnish
A Finnish variant of My. A famous bearer is Pikku Myy (Lilla My in Swedish, Little My in English), a character in the Moomin series of books by Tove Jansson.
Naasia f Dutch, Finnish, Greek
Dutch and Finnish diminutive of Athanasia and Greek variant transcription of Nasia.
Naatalia f Finnish
Finnish form of Natalia.
Nalle m Finnish
Means "teddy bear" in Finnish and it is often used as a nickname for the Swedish name Björn.
Nanne f Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
Variant of Nanna 1. In the case of Swedish singer Nanne Grönvall (1962-), it is a nickname for her real name Marianne.
Nataasa f Finnish
Finnish form of Natasa or Natasha.
Natu f Finnish
Variant of Nata.
Nelma f Finnish
Short form of Anelma, Ihanelma and Sanelma.
Nemi f Literature, Swedish (Modern), Norwegian (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
Nemi is the title character of the comic strip Nemi (1997), written and drawn by Norwegian cartoonist Lisa Myhre. Its origin and meaning are unknown, there have, however, been speculations that Myhre might have based the name on the name of the Italian town and lake which is ultimately derived from from Latin nemus Aricinum "grove of Ariccia".
Nenna f Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Icelandic (Modern, Rare), Finnish
Short form of various names. It probably developed from the Scandinavian diminutives Nanna and Nina. (The former has been used as a diminutive of such names as Anna, Johanna, Amanda and Marianne, but coincides with an Old Norse name which may be derived from nėnna "to dare, to have an inclination towards, to travel".)
Niila m Finnish
Finnish name day December 6.
Niilá m Sami, Finnish
Sami form of Nils.
Niki m Finnish
A short form of Nicolaus. Finnish name day December 6.
Nikke m Finnish
Finnish form of Nikolaus. Means "victor".
Nikodeemus m Finnish
Finnish form of Nikodemus.
Nikodemus m Finnish, Indonesian, English
Finnish Variant of Nicodemus. From the Greek name Νικοδημος (Nikodemos) which meant "victory of the people" from Greek νικη (nike) "victory" and δημος (demos) "the people".
Niku m Finnish
Variant form of Niko.
Ninni f Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian, Danish (Rare)
Diminutive of many names, such as Ingrid and Kristina.
Norja f & m Finnish (Rare)
Means "lithe" in Finnish, though the word is not commonly used. Also the Finnish word for Norway. Compare to more common Sorja.
Normund m Norwegian (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
A combination of Nor, which means "North", and Mund, which means "protection" or "protector".
Nuppu f Finnish
From the Finnish word meaning "flower bud".
Nuut m Finnish (Archaic), Estonian (Archaic)
Finnish and Estonian form of Knut.
Nuuti m Finnish (Rare)
A variant of Nuutti (and therefore of Knut).
Nuutti m Finnish
Finnish form of Knut.
Ohto m Finnish
Variant of Otso.
Oivi f Finnish (Rare), Estonian (Rare)
Finnish feminine form of Oiva.
Oivikki f Finnish
Diminutive of Oivi.
Oke m Finnish
Finnish pet form of Olaf and Finnish pet form of Oskar.
Oki m Finnish
Finnish variant of Oke.
Okko m Finnish
Short form of Oskari, and possibly a variant of Ukko. In the Finnish Orthodox name day calendar Okko's name day is celebrated on February 27, as it is considered to be a short form of Prokko which itself is a diminutive of Prokopios.
Oku m & f Finnish
Finnish variant form of Oke and pet form of Okuliina.
Olave m Finnish
Variant of Olavi.
Oleksi m Finnish
Finnish dialectal variant form of Aleksi.
Olesa m Finnish
Finnish dialectal variant form of Oleksi.
Olkki m Finnish
Finnish diminutive of Olaf.
Omena f & m Finnish (Modern, Rare)
Means "apple" in Finnish.
Onerva f & m Finnish
Derived from the Finnish word onerva meaning "aftergrass; the hay grown after harvesting".
Onne m Finnish (Rare)
Variant of Onni.
Onnea f Finnish (Rare)
Variant form of Onnia. This is a common word to casually congratulate someone or wish them good luck.
Onneli f Finnish
Variant of Onni. Onneli is one of the two protagonists of book series written by Marjatta Kurenniemi from 1960s to 1980s, and also of two 21st century movies based on the books... [more]
Onnellinen m & f Finnish (Rare)
Meaning "happy" in Finnish.
Onnetar f Finnish
Female form of Onni.
Onnia f Finnish
Feminine form of Onni.
Ontro m Finnish
Variant form of Antro.
Oola m Finnish
Finnish form of Ola.
Opaali f & m Finnish
From Opaali meaning "Opal".
Ope m Finnish
Diminutive of Oiva.
Opri f & m Finnish
Karelian variant of Eufrosyne.
Orvo m Finnish (Rare)
From the archaic Finnish word orvo meaning "orphan".
Osma m Finnish (Rare)
Variant of Osmo. 'Osma' is also another word for "wolverine" (mostly known as 'ahma' in Finnish).
Osmo m Finnish
From a poetic term meaning "fiancé" or "young man", called both 'osmo' and 'osma' in Finnish.
Osse m Finnish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Finnish and Swedish form of Hosea.
Ossi m Finnish
Diminutive of Ossian, Osmo and Oskari.
Osva m Finnish
Finnish short form of Osvald.
Otava m Finnish, Finnish Mythology, Astronomy
Means "salmon net" from an Ancient Finnish word sometimes used also to mean "bear" or "wheel". ... [more]
Otu m Finnish
Finnish pet form of Otto or a Finnish pet form of Otso.
Oula m Sami, Finnish
Oula is originally a Sami variant of Ola and Ovlá, thus related to Olaf. It's nowadays used by Finns as well.
Outi f Finnish
Karelian diminutive of Eudokia and Eudoxia.... [more]
Päivikki f Finnish
Variant of Päivi, which derives from the Finnish word päivä, "a day".
Päiviö m & f Finnish
Finnish form of Peivas as well as a direct derivation from Finnish päivä "day". While this name is exclusively masculine today, up until the 1940s it was also occasionally used as a feminine name.
Päivö m & f Finnish
Variant of Päiviö.
Palaga f Karelian, Finnish (Rare)
A Karelian form of Pelagia.
Pälvi f Finnish (Rare)
From Finnish word pälvi, meaning a snow free patch on the ground, melted by the sun.
Pärttyli m Finnish
Finnish form from Bertil.
Patrikki m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish form of Patrick.
Paukku m Finnish
Finnish dialectal pet form of Paulus.
Peik m Finnish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Meaning uncertain. It could be derived from Finnish peikko "troll" or poika "boy" (the Swedish word for boy, pojke, is derived from the Finnish word). The name appears in folk tales in the Swedish-speaking parts of Finland.... [more]
Peitsa m Finnish
Meaning unknown. Possibly derived from Finnish word "peitsi" meaning "Lance, long spear"
Pellervo m Finnish, 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.
Pena m Finnish
Originally a variant of Benjamin. Rare as a given name, but is often used as a pet name for Pentti.
Penhartti m Finnish
Finnish form of Bernhard.
Penjam m Finnish
Finnish short form of Penjami.
Penjami m Finnish
Finnish form of Benjamin.
Penna m & f Finnish
Derived from Bernhard, Pentti or Benjamin. Has been used a given name as early as the 14th century... [more]
Penni f & m Finnish
Rarely used as a given name. Possibly derived from Benjamin. Penni is a Finnish word for "penny".
Pepe m Finnish
Finnish pet form of Pertti or a Finnish pet form of Pellervo.
Peppiina f Finnish
Elaboration of Peppi.
Pertta f Finnish
Finnish variant of Bertta.
Petja m & f Finnish, Slovene, Bulgarian
Finnish form and Bulgarian variant transcription of Petya and Slovene diminutive of Petra (used as a given name in its own right).
Petriina f Finnish
Feminine variant of Petri or an elaboration of Petra.
Peura m & f Finnish
Means "reindeer" in Finnish.
Piatta f Finnish
Finnish dialectal form (Karelia) of Beata.
Pieni m & f Finnish (Rare)
Means "small" in Finnish.
Pieta m & f Finnish
Finnish feminin form of Beata and masculin form of Pietari (Petrus). Feminin form means also in old Karelian Finnish "witch of the moon".
Pieti m Finnish
Variant of Pietari.
Piitu f Finnish
Diminutive of Pirkko and other names beginning Pi-.... [more]
Pijatta f Finnish
Finnish dialectal form (Itä-Suomi) of Beata.
Pioni f Finnish
Means "peony" in Finnish.
Pipsa f Finnish
Diminutive of Pirkko, Pirjo and other feminine names beginning with p. This is also the Finnish name of Peppa Pig (Pipsa Possu) and Peppermint Patty from Peanuts (Piparminttu-Pipsa).
Pirita f Finnish
Variant of Birgitta.
Pirja f Finnish, Estonian
Variant of Pirjo.
Pirkitta f Finnish
Finnish form of Birgitta.