Kaleva, Kalevi

Gender: Masculine
Origin: Estonian/Finnish
Meaning: unknown

According to Finnish myth and Folklore, Kaleva was the name of the ancestor of the Finns.

The Finnish epic Kalevala means “the land of Kaleva.”

Other forms include:

  • Kalev (Estonian)
  • Kalevi (Finnish)

To hear how Kalevi is pronounced go here: http://www.forvo.com/search/Kalevi/ Their designated name day is September 10.

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