45169252.QET7990IndigoBuntingVertPortGender: Female
Origin: Finnish
Meaning: “bunting; cricket, cotelydon.”

The name could either be derived from the Finnish word keltasirrku meaning “bunting”, (a type of bird) , or it could be from the Finnish word sirkka, meaning, “cricket.”  It could also be from the Finnish word, sirkkalehti meaning “cotyledon”, which is a type of plant.

Its designated name-day is October 16.

The name is borne by Sirkka Hämäläinen (b. 1939) a Finnish economist and former governor of the Bank of Finland.

Other forms of the name include Sirkku and there is the combined name of Sirkka-Liisa, which is borne by Sirkka-Liisa Anttila (b.1943) a Finnish politician.

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