Terhi

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Finnish
Meaning: “mist.”
(TARE-hee)

The name is derived from Terhenetär which was the name of an ancient Finnish goddess who appears in the epic, the Kalevala.

In the Kalevala, Terhenetär is described as a sort of sprite associated with mist and forests. Both names are derived from the Finnish, terhen, meaning, “mist.”

Terhenetär means, “mist lady” or “lady of the mist.”

Another form is Terhikki.

The designated name-day is February 6.

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Mist

Gender: Feminine

Origin: Old Norse/Icelandic
Meaning: “cloud; mist.”
(MIST) as in English.
The name is derived from the Old Norse mistr meaning “clouds” or “mist.” In the Poetic Edda she is listed as a Valkyrie. The name is currently very popular in Iceland. There is also the popular Englisg first name Misty, which may be considered a derivative.