Place Name FINLAND

TYPE: Country
PRONOUNCED: FIN-lənd (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

From Old Norse Finnr, which referred to the Finn and Sami peoples, combined with land. This is the name of a country in northern Europe, called Suomi in Finnish.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Finnland (Ancient Scandinavian), Finlande (French), Finnland (German), Finlandia (Italian), Finlandia (Spanish)
Entry added December 8, 2017