Halliki, Helliki


Gender: Feminine
Origin: Estonian
Meaning: “greyish; tender.”
(HAHL-lee-kee; HELL-lee-kee)

The names could either be related or possibly be of two completely origins, Halliki could be a derivative of the Estonian word hallikas meaning “greyish” and Helliki could be used as an alternative. Likewise, Helliki could be a derivative of the Estonian word hellik meaning “soft; tender.”

In Estonia, both names share the same name-day, March 3.

Sources

  1. http://aare.pri.ee/dictionary.html?query=hellik&lang=ee&meth=part&switch=en&otsi=search
  2. http://www.behindthename.com/namedays/lists/est.php

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