Lahja

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Finnish
Meaning: “gift.”
(LAH-yah)

The name comes directly from the Finnish word for gift, either figuratively referring a gift as in a talent, or literally meaning a gift as in a present. The pronunciation is rather hard to transliterate, but the H is slightly pronounced. To actually hear what the name sounds like, you can listen to it here http://www.forvo.com/search/Lahja/. August 7 is Lahja’s designated name day.

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