Vellamo

  • Gender: Feminine
  • Origin: Finnish
  • Meaning: “to surge; to swell.”

The name is derived from the Finnish verb, velloa, meaning “to surge; to swell.”

In Finnish mythology, it is borne by the wife of the sea god Ahti.

The designated name-day in Finland is December 3.

Sources

  1. http://www.behindthename.com/name/vellamo
  2. http://fi.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vellamo
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