Tapio

Gender: Masculine
Origin: Finnish
Meaning: uncertain

In Finnish mythology, Tapio is the name of a forest and hunting god. He is the husband of Mielikki and the father of Nyrikki, Annikki, Tellervo and Tulikki.

In the Kalevala, Tapio plays a prominent role.

Other forms of the name include, Tapi, Tapikka, Tapsa, Tapsi and Tapso.

The designated name-day is June 18.

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