Virva, Virve

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Estonian/Finnish
Meaning: “flicker; Will’o’wisp.”

The name could either be derived from the Estonian word meaning, “flicker” or from the Finnish, virvatuli, meaning “will’o’the’wisp.” Virve and Virvi are Estonian while Virva is the Finnish counterpart.

The name is borne by a famous Estonian folk singer, Virve-Elfriide Köster (b.1928).

Its designated name-day is March 2nd in both Finland and Estonia.

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