Lemminkäinen

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Male Male Name

Usage

Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Finnish variant form of Lempi (see also -nen) [1]

Related Names

See Lempi

Grammar

Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Lemminkäinen
Genitive: Lemminkäisen
Partitive: Lemminkäistä

Further Information

Finnish Mythology

  • In the Kalevala, Lemminkäinen is a handsome, arrogant and reckless ladies-man, he is the son of Lempi. He shares a very close relationship with his mother who revives him after he has been drowned in the river of Tuonela while pursuing the object of his romantic desires. Lemminkäinen is a member of the group of heroes who steal the Sampo from Pohjola.

[1]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Finland Finland[2]
n.a.
16 0 0
n.a.
16
Sweden Sweden[3]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[4]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[5]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[6]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Lemminkäinen.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Elias Lönnrot: Kalevala (1835)
  2. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/