Vahur

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

The name is derived from the Estonian, vahva meaning “brave.” The name was coined by Estonian author Edward Börnhohe for a character in his 1880 novel Tasuja.

The designated name-day in Estonia is November 4.

Other forms of the name include: Vaho and Vahto.

Sources

  1. http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Vahur
  2. http://www.miksike.ee/documents/main/referaadid/tasuja3.htm
  3. http://www.behindthename.com/namedays/lists/11.php