Urve

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Estonian
Meaning: “catkin.”
(OOR-ve)

The name comes directly from the Lithuanian word for catkin.

A masculine derivative is Urves.

The designated name-day is May 25.

Sources

  1. http://www.behindthename.com/namedays/lists/est.php
  2. http://www.fredonia.edu/faculty/emeritus/EdwinLawson/estoniannames/av/estonian-t-z-repaired.wmv
  3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Salix_caprea_catkins_080315-3.jpg