Ülo

Gender: Masculine
Origin: Estonian
Meaning: “joy.”

The name is derived from the Livonian element, ilo, meaning “joy.” The name appears in the Chronicle of Henry of Livonia, in the form of the latinized, Ylo. The name was derived in the 19th-century.

It can also be associated with the modern Estonian words, ülev (exalted) and üllas (noble).

Other forms of the name include:

Ülar
Ülari
Ülev
Üllar
Üllart
Üllas
Üllo

The designated name-day is September 1.

Sources

  1. http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Ülo
  2. http://www.behindthename.com/namedays/lists/9.php
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