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.
Pirkka m Finnish
Created by Finnish poet Eino Leino (1878-1926) for his poem Orjan poika (published in his poem collection Helkavirsiä). The name was derived from Finnish word pirkkalaiset, meaning "Birkarls"... [more]
Poika m Finnish
Means "boy, son" in Finnish.
Pulmu f Finnish
Derived from the Finnish word pulmunen, meaning "snow bunting."
Puro f & m Finnish
Means "stream", it can also mean "creek"
Puu m & f Finnish
Means "tree" in Finnish.
Raafael m Finnish
Finnish form of Raphael.
Rae m Finnish
From the Finnish word "rae" meaning "hailstone" and "grain".
Rafu m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish diminutive of Rafael.
Ragnborg f Ancient Scandinavian, Old Swedish, Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian
Combination of regin "advise, decision, might, power (of the gods)" and bjǫrg "help, deliverance".
Raija f Finnish
Probably a variant of Raisa.
Raiju f Finnish
Diminutive of Raisa.
Raikku f Finnish
Finnish diminutive of Raili.
Raila f Finnish, Estonian (Rare)
Variant of Raili, though folk etymology likes to connect this name with Finnish railakas "lively".
Raili f Finnish, Estonian
Possibly a Finnish variant of Raakel and an Estonian variant of Rahel.
Raita f Finnish
Means both "goat willow" and "stripe, streak" in Finnish.
Rakkaus m & f Finnish (Rare)
Means "love" in Finnish.
Rami m Finnish
Finnish pet form of Reimund and Abram.
Rans m Finnish
Variant of Ransu.
Ransa m Finnish
Variant of Ransu.
Ranse m Finnish
Finnish variant of Ransu.
Ranssa m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish variant of Ransu.
Ransse m Finnish
Variant of Ransu.
Ranssu m Finnish
Finnish variant of Ransu.
Rauli m Finnish
Finnish form of Radulf.
Rauna f Finnish (Rare)
Variant of Rauni or feminine form of Rauno.
Raune m Finnish
Diminutive of Rauno.
Rauni f & m Finnish, 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]
Rauno m Finnish, Estonian
Early 20th-century Finnish coinage based on name beginning with the name element ragn-, such as Ragnar. This name is also used in Estonia.
Reemus m Finnish (Modern, Rare)
A Finnish variant of Remus.
Reetu m Finnish
A Finnish diminutive of Fredrik.
Reija f Finnish
Meaning uncertain. Possibly a variant of Freja or Rhea, or a feminine form of Reijo.
Rekori m Finnish
Finnish form of Gregorius.
Remu m Finnish (Modern, Rare)
Means "noisy/boisterous celebration" and/or "clamor" in Finnish.... [more]
Riia f Finnish
A short form of Maria or Viktoria. Finnish name day July 2.
Riimi f & m Finnish (Rare)
Means "rhyme" in Finnish.
Riita f Finnish
Variant form of Riitta. Hasn't been used for several years, due to its meaning of "fight" or "row" in Finnish.
Riiti m Finnish
Finnish short form of names containing the name element FRID "love, peace".
Rikaartti m Finnish
Finnish variant of Rikard.
Riki m Finnish
Derived from Riku which is derived from Richard, it's a somewhat rare Finnish name, only a fraction of Finnish people have this name.
Rodi m Karelian, Finnish (Rare)
A Karelian form of Herodion.
Roine m & f Swedish, Finnish (Rare)
From the name of a lake in Häme, Finland. There are theories on the origin of this name, it could've come from Germanic hreini meaning "clean, clear" or from Pre-Germanic/Baltic *kroinis meaning "clean"... [more]
Rojo m Finnish
Finnish diminutive of Robert.
Rolle m Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish
A pet form of names containing the name element Hrod-, for example Rolf.
Roobert m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish form of Robert.
Roosa f Finnish
Finnish form of Rosa. It also means "pink" in Finnish.
Roossa f Finnish
Variant of Roosa.
Rosiina f Finnish
Finnish form of Rosina.
Rubiini f & m Finnish
Means "ruby" in Finnish.
Runo m & f Finnish
From Finnish word runo, which means "poem".
Rusiina f Finnish
Finnish variant of Rosiina.
Ruudolf m Finnish
Finnish form of Rudolf.
Ruune f & m Finnish
Variant of Pryyne.
Ruusa f Finnish
Variant of Ruusu.
Ruusu f Finnish
Means "rose" in Finnish.
Ruusunen f Literature, Finnish
Derived from Ruusu, meaning 'rose' and the suffix -nen, which makes the name a diminutive. This is the Finnish name for Briar Rose, or Sleeping Beauty. This is not a given name in Finland, but is occasionally found as a surname.
Rykve m Finnish
Finnish form of Tryggve.
Rytti m Finnish
Finnish diminutive of Brynjulf.
Ryynari m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish form of Runar.
Ryyne m & f Finnish
Finnish variant of Brynjolf.
Ryyno m Finnish
Variant of Bryyno.
Ryynö m & f Finnish
Variant of Bryynö.
Ryynolvi m Finnish
Finnish form of Brynjolf.
Saaga f Finnish
Finnish form of Saga.
Sabriina f Finnish
Finnish form of Sabrina.
Sade f Finnish, Finnish Mythology
Means "rain" in Finnish.
Sadetta f & m Finnish
Means "rain" in Finnish.
Saila f Finnish
Meaning uncertain. Possibly inspired by names such as Aila, Laila 2 and Saima 2.
Saimi f Finnish, Estonian (Rare)
Variant of Saima 2, which was derived from Lake Saimaa.
Saini f Finnish
Variant of Saimi.
Sakkeus m Finnish, Norwegian
Finnish and Norwegian form of Zacchaeus.
Salama m & f Finnish
Means "lightning" in Finnish.
Salla f Finnish
A variant of Salli. Salla is also the name of both a fell and a municipality in Lapland, Finland.
Salme f German (East Prussian), Estonian, Finnish
East Prussian German, Estonian and Finnish contracted form of Salome. As an Estonian name, Salme is also associated with Estonian salm "poem, verse" and a dialectal word for "inlet, sound".
Salo m Finnish (Rare)
Short form of Salomon and its variants.
Sameli m Finnish
Variant of Samuel.
Sampsa m Finnish Mythology, Finnish
Finnish variant of Sampson. In Finnish mythology Sampsa Pellervoinen was a god of fertility, fields and crops.
Sanelma f Finnish
Old Finnish name of uncertain origin and meaning. One theory, however, connects this name to the Finnish word for "story; poem" and ultimately to the Finnish verb sanella "to dictate". Sanelma may also be derived from the name Anelma.
Saska m Finnish
Diminutive of Sakari.
Sasu m Finnish
Finnish dialectal variant of Saska and diminutive of Salomon.
Sateenkaari m & f Finnish
Means "rainbow" in Finnish.
Sävel f & m Finnish
Means "melody", "tune", "tone" and "note". Variant of Sävele
Sävele f & m Finnish (Rare)
Means "melody". Variant of Sävel
Sefania m & f Finnish (Rare)
Finnish form of Zephaniah.
Seidi f Finnish (Rare)
Finnish variant of Sadie.
Selja f Finnish, Norwegian, Icelandic
Variant of Celia. It also means "elder (plant)" in Finnish.
Sema m Finnish
Finnish orthodox form of Simon.
Semen m Finnish
Finnish dialectal variant of Simon.
Semi m Finnish
Finnish variant of Sema.
Semoi m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish orthodox form of Simon.
Senni f Finnish, Estonian (Rare)
Finnish short form of Senniija as well as a variant of Senja.
Serafiina f Finnish
Finnish form of Seraphina.
Sesilia f Faroese, Finnish (Rare), Georgian (Rare)
Faroese form of Cecilia as well as a Finnish variant of the name. In Georgia, it is a variant of Tsetsilia.... [more]
Severiina f Finnish
Feminine form of Severi.
Sidkia m Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish
Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish form of Tzidqiyyahu (see Zedekiah). This name appears in the Swedish and Norwegian translations of the Bible, but is not used as a given name in Sweden or Norway.
Siimon m Estonian (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
Estonian and Finnish form of Simon 1.
Siimoni m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish variant of Siimon.
Siina f Finnish
Variant of Sina or Zinaida. It can also be used as a diminutive for names ending -siina.
Siipe m & f Finnish
Variant of Siipi.
Siipi m & f Finnish
Means "wing" in Finnish.
Sikstus m Finnish
Variant of Sixtus.
Siljo f Finnish (Rare)
Diminutive of Silja.
Silvo m Finnish
Variant of Silvius.
Sima m Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Swedish and Norwegian dialectal form of Simon.
Simana m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish variant of Simon.
Simeoni m Finnish
Finnish variant of Simeon.
Simi m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish diminutive of Simon.
Simoona f Finnish (Rare)
Finnish form of Simona.
Simppa m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish diminutive of Simon.
Simuna m Finnish
Finnish variant of Simon.
Sinaida f Karelian, Finnish (Rare)
A Karelian form of Zenais and SENAIS.
Siniä f Finnish
Variant of Sini.
Sinna f Finnish
Variant of Sina or Sini.
Sipi m Finnish
Finnish form of Siegfried.
Sippo m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish form of Siegfried.
Sirja f Finnish, Estonian (Rare)
Finnish form and Estonian variant of Sirje.
Sirke f Finnish
From Finnish sirkeä "perky, lively".
Sirkka f Finnish
Variant of Sirkku.
Sirkku f Finnish, Literature (Archaic)
Directly taken from the Finnish word sirkku "bunting (the bird)".... [more]
Siru f Finnish
Finnish version of Sigrid. In Finnish language it means "fragment".
Sissi f German (Modern), Popular Culture, Finnish
Diminutive of Cecilia, Elisabet and names beginning Si-. Specifically, it is a nickname of Empress Elisabeth of Austria popularised through the film "Sissi" (1955).... [more]
Sivi f Finnish, Swedish
Finnish form of Siv and diminutive of Siviä and Sivia.
Siviä f Finnish
Modern coinage taken from the word siviä, a dialectal form of siveä, meaning "chaste".
Sofi f Portuguese, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish
A variant and diminutive of Sofia and Sofie.
Sohviia f Finnish
Finnish form of Sofia.
Soila f Finnish
Variant of Soile.
Soilikki f Finnish
From the Finnish word soilikki, meaning "cape primrose".
Sointu f Finnish
Taken directly from Finnish sointu "chord".
Soiva f Finnish (Rare)
Derived from Finnish soiva "sounding, sonorous".
Solja f Finnish
Female variant of archaic Finnish masculine name Sotia, meaning unknown.
Sora m & f Finnish (Modern, Rare)
Means "gravel" in Finnish.
Sorea f Finnish (Rare)
Derived from Finnish sorea "graceful".
Sorja f Finnish (Rare)
Variant Sorea, meaning "graceful" in Finnish.
Sota m & f Finnish (Rare)
Means "war" in Finnish.
Suikki m Finnish
Diminutive of Sulo.
Sulevi m & f Finnish
Finnish form of Sulev. Sulevi have been used by both males and females, but is much more common on males.
Sulho m Finnish
From the Finnish word sulho, meaning "bridegroom".
Sulka m & f Finnish (Modern, Rare)
Means "feather" in Finnish.
Sulotar f Finnish
Feminine form of Sulo.
Sumu m & f Finnish
Meaning "mist, fog, haze" in Finnish.
Suometar f Finnish
Variant of Suoma.
Suomi m & f Finnish (Rare)
From the Finnish word Suomi, meaning "Finland". Very seldom used.
Susa f Finnish
Short form of Susanna.
Suska f Finnish
Diminutive of the name Susanna.
Suski f Finnish
Finnish pet form of Susanna or Susanne.
Sussu f Finnish, Sami
Diminutive of Susanna.
Suvituuli f Finnish
Finnish name meaning "summer wind". Combination of Suvi and Tuuli.
Syksy m Finnish
Means "autumn" in Finnish.
Syyne f Finnish
Finnish short form of Euphrosyne.
Taava f Finnish (Rare)
A short form of Kustaava.
Tabitta f Finnish
Finnish form of Tabitha.
Taddeus m Swedish (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
Swedish and Finnish form of Thaddeus.
Taiga f & m Finnish (Rare)
Means "taiga" in Finnish.
Taija f Finnish
Finnish variant of Taina as well as a Finnish diminutive of Tarja and Taimi.
Taito m Finnish
Means "skill, knowledge" in Finnish.
Taivas m & f Finnish (Rare)
Means "sky" in Finnish.
Takmar f & m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish variant of Takmari.
Takmari f & m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish form of Dagmar.
Talvi f Estonian, Finnish
As a Finnish name, Talvi is derived from Finnish talvi "winter" while as an Estonian name it is derived from Estonian talv "winter".
Talvikki f Finnish
Derived from Finnish talvi meaning "winter".... [more]
Tami m Finnish
Short form of Aatami.
Tammenterho m & f Finnish (Rare)
Means "acorn" in Finnish.
Tammi m & f Finnish
Means "oak (tree)" in Finnish.
Tane m Finnish
Probably a short form of Taneli.
Tanssi m & f Finnish (Modern, Rare)
Means "dance" in Finnish.
Tarina f & m Finnish
Means "story" in Finnish.
Tarvo m Finnish, Estonian
Derived from either Old Finnish tarvas "wild aurochs" or from Estonian tarv, a dialectal variant of tarm, "energy, vigour".
Teea f Romanian (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
Finnish variant of Tea and Romanian form of Thea.
Teela f Finnish (Rare)
Finnish variant of Dela and Tela.
Tefanus m Finnish
Finnish form of Stefanus.
Teijo m Finnish
Finnish variant of Teiko.
Teiko m Finnish
Finnish variant of Tyko.
Teini m Finnish
Finnish form of Steini.
Telli f & m Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Finnish (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal pet form of Torleiv... [more]
Tenho m Finnish
Means "enchantment, glamour" in Finnish.
Teoderik m Danish, Finnish, Norwegian
Danish, Finnish and Norwegian form of Theodoric.
Teofiilus m Finnish
Finnish form of Theophilus.
Tepi m Finnish (Rare)
Diminutive of Teppana.
Teppa m Finnish (Rare)
Short form of Teppana.
Teppana m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish form of Stephanus.
Terja f Finnish
Finnish variant of Terje.
Teru m Finnish
Variant of Tero.
Tien m Finnish
Finnish diminutive of Teini.
Tiivi f & m Finnish (Rare)
Tiivi is an alternative name for such birds as the broad-billed sandpiper (Calidris falcinellus, more commonly used Finnish name is "jänkäsirriäinen") and the Temminck's stint (Calidris temminckii, "lapinsirri")... [more]
Tilhi f & m Finnish (Modern, Rare)
Means "(Bohemian) waxwing" (Bombycilla garrulus) in Finnish.
Tilta f Finnish
Finnish form of Thilda.
Tiltu f Finnish
Diminutive of Tilta.
Timantti m & f Finnish (Rare)
Meaning "diamond" in Finnish.
Timi m Finnish
Variant of Tim.
Tinja f Finnish
Possibly a variant of Tiina. It may have been influenced by other feminine names ending nja, such as Tanja and Sonja.
Titta f Finnish
Diminutive of Kristiina.
Titti f Swedish, Finnish
Diminutive of Tine or Tina (compare Titta, Titine).
Toffe m Swedish, Finnish
A diminutive of Christoffer and Kristoffer.
Toimi m Finnish
Derived from Finnish toimi "action, task, chore, duty". Known Finnish bearers of this name are politician Toimi Kankaanniemi (b. 1950), former rower Toimi Pitkänen (b. 1928) and former cross-country skier Toimi Alatalo (b... [more]
Toive f & m Finnish
Means "wish" in Finnish.
Tonja f Danish, Finnish, Slovene (Rare)
Slovene short form of Antonija and Scandinavian short form of Antonia as well as a variant of Tonje.
Topsu m Finnish
Diminuitive of Topias, Tobias. Would be used for a baby or toddler.
Touko m Finnish
From Finnish touko meaning "sowing (in the springtime)".
Tuike f Finnish (Rare)
Means "twinkle, glimmer" in Finnish.
Tuire f Finnish
Derived from the archaic Finnish word tuiretuinen, which means both "unwise, uncomprehending" and "darling".
Tuisku f & m Finnish
From Finnish tuisku meaning "snowstorm".
Tumma m & f Finnish
Means "dark" in Finnish.
Tuomasiina f Finnish (Rare)
Finnish feminine form of Thomas.
Tuomi f Finnish (Rare)
Means "bird cherry" in Finnish.
Tuomikki f Finnish
Elaboration of Tuomi.
Tuovi f & m Finnish
Derived from the place name Tuovila "village of Tove", a village in Finland. It was invented by the Finnish author Yrjö Sakari Yrjö-Koskinen for a character of his novel "Pohjan-Piltti" (1859).
Turkka m Finnish
Possibly variant of Tuure or other names starting with Tor- (see Thor).
Turkki m & f Finnish
Means "fur" in Finnish.
Turo m Finnish
Variant of Tuure or taken directly from Finnish turo meaning "structure built from tree branches in order to lure spawning fish".
Tuua f Finnish (Rare)
Finnish form of Tua.
Tuulia f Finnish
Variant of Tuuli.
Tuulo m & f Finnish, Estonian
Variant or masculine form of Tuuli and Tuulikki.
Tuuri m & f Finnish (Rare)
Means "luck" in Finnish.
Tytär f Finnish
Means "daughter" in Finnish.
Tytti f Finnish
Derived from the Finnish word tyttö, meaning "a girl". It has also been used as a pet form of Tyyne.
Tyttö f Finnish (Rare)
Means "girl" in Finnish.
Tyyni f Finnish
A rarer variant on Tyyne, means "calm". Nameday on September 18th.
Uine f Finnish
From "uinua" which is one word for sleeping in Finnish.
Ukki f Finnish, Estonian (Rare)
Feminine form of Ukko (Finnish) and Uku (Estonian).
Ukri m Finnish (Rare)
A diminutive of Ukko, a god in finnish mythology.
Ulappa f Finnish (Rare)
Means "open sea" in Finnish.
Uljas m Finnish, Estonian
Derived from Finnish uljas "proud, noble, valiant". This is also a Finnish translation of Greek Ptolemaios.
Ullariikka f Finnish
Finnish variant of Ulriika.
Ulof m & f Finnish
Finnish form of Olof.
Ulpu f Finnish
Derived from the Finnish word ulpukka, "spatterdock". It can also be used as a pet form of Ulla or Ulriikka.
Ulpukka f Finnish
From Finnish ulpukka meaning "spatterdock, yellow water-lily, cow lily, yellow pond-lily (flower)".
Ulriika f Finnish
Finnish form of Ulrika.
Ulrikki m Finnish
Finnish form of Ulrich.
Unelma f Finnish
Means "dream" in Finnish.
Unikko f Finnish
Means "poppy" in Finnish.
Unna f Ancient Scandinavian, Danish (Rare), Faroese, Icelandic, Swedish (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
A name found "in Old Swedish and Old West Norse as Una, Unna" (and in Old Danish as Una), ultimately from either of the Old Norse verbs unnr "to wave, billow, roll, undulate" (from Proto-Germanic *unþi-) or unna "to love" (Old English unnan, Old High German (gi)unnan) (compare Unnr, Iðunn)... [more]
Untamo m Finnish, 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.
Unto m Finnish
Short form of Untamo.
Uokke m Finnish
Finnish diminutive of Olaf.
Uolo m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish diminutive of Olof.
Uolu m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish diminutive of Olof.
Uoti m Finnish
Finnish diminutive of Olaf.
Upi m & f Finnish
A diminutive of Urpo, also used as a nickname for other names starting with U.
Urkki m Finnish
Diminutive of Urho.
Urpaanus m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish form of Urbanus.
Urpo m Finnish
Finnish form of Urban.
Usva f Finnish (Rare)
Directly taken from Finnish usva "mist; haze".
Uula m Finnish
Finnish form of Ola and diminutive of Uljas.
Uulo m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish diminutive of Olof.
Uuloffi m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish form of Olof.
Uuno m Finnish, Estonian
Finnish form and Estonian variant of Uno.
Vaapi m Finnish
Finnish variant of Fabian.
Vadelma f Finnish (Modern, Rare)
Means "raspberry" in Finnish.
Väinämö m Finnish
A short form of Väinämöinen. Finnish name day February 17.
Vaito m Finnish (Rare)
Means "silent one", from Finnish vaiti meaning "silently".
Valborg f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Scandinavian form of Walburga.
Valdine f Swedish (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Norwegian (Archaic)
Diminutive of names containing the element vald- as well as a feminine form of masculine names containing the element vald-, first and foremost Valdemar.
Valdinia f Finnish (Rare)
An old Karelian name, possibly a feminine form of Waldemar.
Valfrid m & f Swedish, Finnish
Swedish and Finnish form of Walafrid. Most common as a male name. Valfrid Palmgren (1877-1967), a Swedish politician and teacher, was a famous female bearer of the name.
Valio m Finnish
From Finnish valio meaning "an outstanding individual, a pick, choice, elite".
Valma f Finnish
Possibly derived from valmu meaning "poppy" or from Vanamo.
Valo m & f Finnish
Means "light" in Finnish.
Valpas m Finnish (Rare, Archaic)
Means "alert, attentive, watchful" in Finnish.
Valtu m Finnish
Finnish pet form of names containing the name element vald "ruler, mighty one, powerful one".
Vapi m Finnish
Finnish short form of Vaapi.
Varjo m & f Finnish (Rare)
Means "shadow" in Finnish.
Varma f & m Finnish
Means "sure, certain, reliable" in Finnish.
Varpuli f Finnish (Rare)
Finnish dialectal variant form (East Finland) of Valborg.
Vaula f Finnish (Rare)
Vaula is both a flower/flowering plant genus ("Asarina" in Latin) and in old Finnish language a little wooden ring that kept a bunch of silver birch branches together in a sauna.
Veeli m Finnish
Finnish form of William.
Veerukka f Finnish
Diminutive of Vera.
Veijo m Finnish
Diminutive of Veikko.