220+ Cool and Good Finnish Boy Names With Meanings

Every parent is looking for the right name for their baby. But in doing so, many go for names that aren’t popular for whatever reason. 

However, this is a costly mistake because you can’t change the name later.

We’ve all heard stories where parents name their child something that the child ends up growing up to hate it. How can you avoid that? 

Do some research and check out some popular Finnish boy names to get better idea.

Aabel – “Breath”

Aadolf – “Distinguished”

Aake – “Ancestor”

Aakko – “Mountain”

Aakusti – “Venerable”

Aale – “Noble”

Aapa – “Breath”

Aape – “Eagle Ruler”

Aapeli – “Breath”

Aapo – “Father of a Multitud”

Aapoo – “Eagle Ruler”

Aappa – “Breath”

Aappe – “Eagle Ruler”

Aappi – “Breath”

Aappoo – “Breath”

In the past, some parents have named their child after celebrities or fictional characters. 

Sometimes the parents themselves will choose a name that is not typical. Other times they will choose a name that is not common at all.

Some parents are so overwhelmed with the task of naming their child, they opt for a one-word baby name. 

And although this has been a popular choice, it’s not always the best decision.

In many cultures around the world, a name is considered an important part of a child’s identity. 

Besides, it’s a good idea to avoid naming your child the same as their father, which might lead to confusion. 

So, what should the perfect baby’s name be? Let’s dive into the list of awesome Finnish boy names.

Aapra – “Father of a Multitude”

Aapu – “To be Pure”

Aapukka – “Breath”

Aari    – “Mountain”

Aarne – “Eagle Ruler”

Aarni – “Treasure”

Aarno – “Mountain”       

Aaro – “Mountain”

Aaron – “Exalted One”

Aaroni – “Mountain”

Aarre – “Treasure”

Aarto – “Bear”

Aarttu – “Stone”

Bartolomeus – “Son of Talmai”

Basilius Royal”

Finnish Boy Names

Here are the catchy Finnish boys names:

Daavid – “Form of David”

Dan – “ God is My Judge”

Daniel – “The Lord is My Judge”

Davi – “Adored; Beloved; Friend”

David – “Adored” Beloved One”

Deniss – “Follower of Dionysus”

Dennis – “God of Wine”

Dewitt – “Blond”

Deyu – “ Morality Preserver”

Dominic – “Lord’s Child”

Dominicus – “Lord”

Dominik – “Lord”

Dominikus – “Of the Lord”

Donatus – “ Gift from God”

Dwight – “ White”

Dwight – “Blond”

Edgar – “Owner of Spea”

Edmund – “Wealthy Defender”

Edvald – “ Law Powerful”

Edvard – “Wealthy Guardian”

Edvin – “ Blessed Friend”

Eela – “Foreigner; Stranger”

Eelante – “Foreigner”

Eelanti – “Stranger”

Eeles – “God is the Lord”

Eeli – “Wealthy”

Eelis – “Lord is My God”

Eelu – “Foreigner”

Eemei – “Stranger”

Eemel – “Stranger”

Eemeli – “Challenger”

Eemil – “Imitating”

Eenukki – “Devoted”

Faape – “Bean”

Faapi – “One who Grow Beans”

Faap – “One who Grow Beans”

Fabba – “One who Grows Beans”

Fabian – “Bean Grower”

Fapee – “A Bean”

Fapi – “One who Grows Beans”

Fapiaani – “Grower of Beans”

Finnish Boy Names

Good Finnish Boys Names

These are the best and good Finnish boys’ names:

Jaapi – “Towel”

Raafael – “God has Healed”

Raaffa – “God has Healed”

Raaffaeeli – “God has Healed”

Raaffu – “God has Healed”

Raahvaeli – “God has Healed”

Radi – “Satisfied”

Rafael – “God has Healed”

Raffa – “God has Healed”

Raffu – “God has Healed”

Rafu – “God has Healed”

Ragnvald – “Powerful Judgement”

Rahve – “God has Healed”

Rahvi – “God has Healed”

Rahvu – “God Perseveres”1

Raikko – “Well – “advised Ruler”

Raimo – “Protected Counsel”

Raimond – “Guards Wisely”

Raimund – “Counsellor”

Rainar – “Mighty Army”

Sacha – “Man’s Defender”

Saka – “Smart”

Sakari – “God is Remembered”

Sakaria – “God Remembers”

Sakarias – “God Remember”

Sakariias – “God Remembers”

Sakarj – “God Remembers”

Sake – “Cape”

Sakke – “God has Remembered”

Sakki – “God Remembers”

Sakku – “God Remembers”

Sako – “Hunter”

Sakri – “God Remembers”

Sakris – “God Remembers”

Saku – “Remembrance of the Lord”

Cool Finnish Boys Names

These are the few cool and catchy Finnish boys names:

Taava – “God Staff”

Taavi – “Adored”

Taavit – “Beloved”

Taavitti – “Beloved”

Taavu – “Beloved”

Tahvo – “Crowned”

Taisto – “Battle”

Taito – “Skill”

Taivas – “Heaven”

Talo – “House”

Talo – “House”

Tami – “High” Exalted” Elevated”

Tamppi – “Battle”

Tane – “God of the Forests”

Tanel – “God is My Judge”

Waldemar – “Famous Ruler”

Weikko – “Brother

Werner – “Army Defender

Wilhe – “Will Helmet

Wilhelm – “Strong Mind

Willem – “Will – “helmet”

Willi – “Protection”

William – “Resolute Protector”

Willibald – “Will Helmet”

Tips to Naming Your Babies

There are millions of baby names out there, and while most parents decide on a name and stick with it for the rest of their lives.

There are some who wish the best for their future child, but don’t have a clue how to choose a name. 

These parents may be confused about why they can’t come up with a name for their baby, or they may have tried several times and have given up on the idea.

If you are considering giving your child a name, there are some things you should know:

1.  Pick the name you love, even if it is popular.

It is popular and you love it. Anything else you need to think upon? Nope. Go for it. If you want to give it uniqueness, think of a great middle name.

Here are some popular Finnish boy names out there:

Beeni Blessed”

Ben    Born of the Right Hand”

Bengt – “Blessed”

Beni – “Plait of Hair”

Benjamin – “Right Hand’s Son”

Benny – “Born of the Right Hand”

Benu – “Blessed”

Bernhard – “Bear”

Bernhardus – “Brave Like a Bear”

Bernt – “Mount”

Bertel – “Bright”

Bertil – “Bright Ruler” Bright Strength”

2.  Do not skip lovely Finnish boy names even if they are unique, unusual, and different.

Sometimes, parents will not go for unusual, unique, and different baby names. 

They consider it weird. Let me tell you that being attractive and thought provoking is the game these days.

How would you like these Finnish boy names:

Bertuli – “Son of Talmai Farmer”

Birger – “One who Helps” Rescue”

Bore – “Fight; Battle”

Boris – “Battle” Fight” Warrior”

Boriska – “Foreigner”

Caius – “Be Joyful” “Lord”

CarlMan – “Free Man; Farmer”

Christiana – “Follower of Christ”

Claudius – “Feeble Man” Lame” Limping”

Clemens – “Gentle” Merciful” Mild”

Conny – “Brave Adviser” Strong”

Conrad – “Experienced / Honest Adviser”

3.  Be confident if you want to go toward personalized spellings for your baby’s name.

SURE. You should be confident when giving personalized spellings to your baby’s name. 

However, it is important that you do not make it weird. Adding or removing an alphabet would be enough here.

Try changing these baby names spellings into personalized ones:

 Fappe – “A Bean”

Fapu – “Brother”

Feeli – “Lucky”

Feeliks – “Happy”

Feelis – “Happy; Lucky”

Feelu – “ Successful”

Feerti – “Peace”

Feeti – “Peaceful Ruler”

Feetrikki – “Peaceful Ruler”

Feetu – “Peaceful Ruler”

Feija – “Peaceful Ruler”

Felix – “Fortunate”

4.  Crossing your favorite Finnish boy names on the feedback on friends and family members.

Feedback is important. But it does not mean to listen to every other person’s opinion. 

You will hardly find Finnish boy names that everybody would like. Therefore, get feedback but still know your choice.

Consider getting feedback on these baby names from your friends and family members:

Gaius – “To be Joyful”

Gauri – “Wife of Lord Shiva”

Gaurilka – “Hero of God”

Gauroi – “God’s Able”

Georgius – “Earth Worker”

Gerd – “Spear Hard”

Gerhard – “Strong Like a Spear”

Germanus – “Brotherly”

Gert – “Strong Bear”

Gideon – “Tree Cutter”

Glenn – “Valley”

Gottfrid – “God’s Peace”

5.  Do a little research and find what is out there.

Research is important step for the first-time parents as well for those who do not know what sort of names people pick. 

You will be all good once you do a little internet research. 

You will also be able to find some great Finnish boy names that you might consider now or in the future.

Here are some common baby names examples to help you:

Gotti – “God’s Peace”

Greger – “Awake”

Gregorius – “Watchful; Vigilant”

Greko – “Vigilant”

Grels – “Watchful”

Guido – “Guide”

Haarald – “Army Warrior”

Haaraltti – “Army Ruler”

Haartti – “Home Ruler”

Hannibal – “The Grace of the God”

Haraldus – “Army Ruler”

Hartikka – “Hard”

6.  Consider names of the subsequent children.

Maybe, you are first time parents and figuring out some cool Finnish boy name. It is a good idea to consider the names of subsequent children too.

7.  Avoid names with bad meanings.

Baby names with bad meanings can be a cause of embarrassment for you and your kid. 

Be sure to know the meaning of the name you are gonna pick and be sure it is encouraging and positive.

Here are some of the cool Finnish boy names with meanings:

Heetrikki – “Peaceful Ruler”

Heikkar – “Home Ruler”

Heikki – “Ruler of the House”

Heikkinen – “Son of Henry”

Heikk – “Home Ruler”

Heikura – “Home Ruler”

Iekki – “Point of Sword”

Iekko – “Point of Sword”

Iekku – “Point of Sword”

Iemel – “Rivalling”

Iemi – “Imitating”

Ienokk – “Devoted”

8.  Pick up good people names from history.

The name of person has effect on his/her personality, it is said. Maybe, that’s the reason why people choose names from history. 

You can consider this as well. I am sure you have heard about many legends from the past. 

I bet you’d find some awesome and useable Finnish boy names if you look into it.

We have a small list of Finnish boy names here for you to check out and know if you have heard them before:

 Ietun – “Sunny”

Igor – “Ing’s Army”

Ihana – “Delight”

Ihannus – “God is Gracious”

Ihanus – “God is Gracious”

Iikka – “One who will Laugh”

Iikkoo – “One who will Laugh”

Iippa – “Bow Warrior”

Iippo – “Bow Warrior”

Iiro – “One who will Laugh”

Iisai  – “Gift”

Iisakki – “One who Brings Laughter”

9.  Make sure the first and second name fit with each other.

This happens rarely that the first and seconds names do not fit and meet each other well. It is, however, something you would not want.

Check out Finnish boy names and try to make full names that fit each other nicely:

Jaafet – “Beautiful”

Jaakko – “Representative”

Jaakkoo – “Sup – “planter”

Jaako – “Re – “place”

Jaakob – “Supplanter”

Jaakoppi – “Sup – “planter”

Jaaku – “Sup – “planter”

Jaakuppi – “Sup – “planter”

Jaale – “Leader”

Jaam – “Perfect”

Jaan – “Life; Soul”

Jaani – “God is Gracious”

Jaapetti – “Enlarge; Bright”

10. Avoid names with too many syllables.

Baby names with too many syllables are complex. They are hard to remember. They should be avoided.

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