What are popular boys names in Finland?

What is the most common name in Finland?

Aino and Leo were the most popular first names for children born in Finland last year, according to figures published by the Finnish Digital and Population Data Services Agency. The agency found that Aino was given as a first name to 276 girls while Leo was the first name given to 356 boys.

What are common Finnish names?

Leo and Aino – Finland’s most popular in 2017

Last year the most popular Finnish first names given for boys were Leo, Elias, Eino, and Väinö. For girls, Aino, Eevi, Emma, Sofia, and Aada topped the list compiled by Finland’s Population Register Centre.

What are some Finnish first names?

First names

Men’s names Origin Women’s names
Kalevi Finnish mythology Marjatta
Tapio Finnish mythology Anna
Matti Saint Matthew Liisa
Ilmari Finnish mythology Annikki

What is Finnish name?

Finns refer to their country as ‘Suomi’, but no-one knows where that name came from, or why, even after centuries of being called Finland, Suomi still survives.

Who is the most famous person in Finland?

Famous people from Finland

  • Kimi Räikkönen. Racing driver. Kimi-Matias Räikkönen is a Finnish racing driver. …
  • Jean Sibelius. Art song Artist. …
  • Tarja Turunen. Symphonic metal Artist. …
  • Mika Häkkinen. Racing driver. …
  • Jarkko Nieminen. Tennis Player. …
  • Linus Torvalds. Programmer. …
  • Alvar Aalto. Architect. …
  • Teemu Selänne. Ice Hockey Right winger.
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Is Emil a Finnish name?

The name Emil, Emile, or Émile is a male given name, deriving from the Latin Aemilius of the gens Aemilia.

Do Finns have middle names?

Finns have typically 2-3 given names. The first name is usually short and the middle name has three or more syllables: “Matti Juhani”, “Maija Meri Tuulikki”. The reverse order would sound clumsy to a Finnish ear. Most Finns are addressed by their first given name, though any of them may be chosen.

Is Emil a boy or girl name in Finland?

Ellen, Emil most popular among Swedish speakers

Among Finland’s Swedish speaking minority, the leading girl’s name was Ellen, given to 31 babies, and Emil, granted to 43 boys. Other girls’ names contending for the top position were Saga, Amanda, Elsa and Ida.

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