Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, the Gulf of Bothnia and the Gulf of Finland between Norway, Sweden, and Russia. Finland is a Nordic country located in the geographical region of Scandinavia. Nearly two-thirds of Finland is covered by dense forests, making it the most wooded country in Europe. The capital and largest city is Helsinki. Finland has a population of 5.52 million people and the majority of the population is concentrated in the southern region. Finland has two national languages, Finnish and Swedish, and is officially bilingual.
In Finland, a person must have a surname and can have up to three first names. Last names are usually inherited patrilineal, while first name or given name are usually chosen by the parents of a person. You can combine several generated first names to create your authentic Finnish name. The Generate More Names button lets you generate more Finnish given names if you want to expand your selection. Usually, first names are subject to a changing fashion, while second or third names are typically more traditional.
Finnish names come from a variety of different traditions, which were only consolidated at the beginning of the 20th century. There are also influences from bordered countries such as
- Sweden and
You can use our other name generators to create more specific names. Like many things, certain names are in fashion. Currently, the following names are popular in Finland. (Source: Population Register Center Finland)
For girls/female babies
For boys/male babies
Please check also the following Name Generators if you would like to create more Scandinavian Names: