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Type Settlement
Usage Finnish
Pronounced Pron. /ˈou̯.lu/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From the name of the Oulu River (Finnish: Oulujoki). Oulu is probably taken directly from the Finnish dialectal word oulu meaning "flood water". Oulu is the capital city of Northern Ostrobothnia.
Added 11/3/2019 by Beautiful Victory
Edited 7/16/2023 by liyahaa and Mike C