Pellervo

Gender: Masculine
Origin: Finnish
Meaning: “acre; field.”
(PELL-air-vo)

The name is derived from the Finnish, pelto, meaning, “acre; field.”

In the Kalevala, it appears as the by-name for Sampsa Pellervoinen who was a field hand.

The designated name-day is April 2.

Sources

  1. http://www.nordicnames.de/wiki/Pellervo
  2. Lempiäinen, Pentti: Suuri etunimikirja. WSOY. (1997).