Tenho

Gender: Masculine
Origin: Finnish
Meaning: “enchantment; glamour; charm; spell.”

The name is possibly of ancient origins, but seems to have gone through a revival during the Finnish National Romantic period at the turn of the 20th-century. The name comes directly from a Finnish word used to describe a type of spell, equivalent to enchantment, charm or glamour, and probably refers to the ancient magical arts of the Saami. Itsdesignated name-day is November 18. The name was borne by Finnish actor, Tenho Saurén (1926-2001) pictured left.

 

Burvilas

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Origin: Lithuanian
Meaning: “charmed hope; witchcraft hope”
(boor-VEE-lahs)

The name is composed of the ancient Lithuanian elements bur– meaning “charm; witchcraft” and vil-(viltis) meaning “hope.” Its designated name-day is September 30 and its feminine version is Burvilė.