Endla


Gender: Feminine
Origin: Estonian

The name is either an elaborate feminine form of Henry (Estonian male names Ent, Endo), or it is most likely taken from the name of a place in Estonia. It is both the name of a lake and nature preserve. Lake Endla is quite often referenced in Estonian folk poetry.

The masculine version is Endel.

Other feminine forms include: Enda, Enna and Enn.

The designated name-day is June 8.

Sources

  1. http://www.behindthename.com/namedays/lists/6.php
  2. http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Endla
  3. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Endla-Naturschutzgebiet_(6).JPG
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