Kukka

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Finnish
Meaning: “flower.”
(KOOK-kah)

The name comes directly from the Finnish word for flower. It is sometimes used as a vernacular form of the Latin, Flora.

The designated name-day is May 13.

A common compound name is Kukkamaria.

Note: Kukka is also used as a slang term for cannabis in Finnish.

Sources

  1. http://www.nordicnames.de/wiki/Kukka
  2. http://www.behindthename.com/name/kukka
  3. http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/kukka
  4. http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.canpages.ca/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/mellbourne-internatioanl-flower-and-garden-show.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.canpages.ca/blog/%3Fauthor%3D13&usg=__15C3y6a6F1m6QmOsgCmfmOfxVts=&h=375&w=500&sz=221&hl=en&start=3&um=1&itbs=1&tbnid=jtew0EvUbbMZYM:&tbnh=98&tbnw=130&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dflower%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26tbs%3Disch:1
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