Gender: Masculine
Origin: Finnish
Meaning: “far away.”

The name is derived from the Finnish meaning, “far away.” It is also associated as a variation of Charles.

As of 2008, approximately 23, 697 men bore the name Kauko in Finland.

The designated name-day is March 3.

A common short form is Kake.


  1. http://www.nordicnames.de/wiki/Kauko
  2. http://verkkopalvelut.vrk.fi/Nimipalvelu/default.asp?L=1
  3. http://www.behindthename.com/name/kauko