ProgramManagementExcellence01Gender: Feminine
Origin: Finnish
Meaning: “excellent”

The name is possibly derived from the Finnish word oiva meaning “excellent.” Its designated name-day is September 25. To hear how the name is pronounced, go here: http://www.forvo.com/search/Oivi/



Gender: Masculine
Origin: Finnish
Meaning: “excellent.”

The name comes directly from the Finnish word for excellent. Its designated name day is September 5th. Pronuniciation can be heard here: http://www.forvo.com/search/Mainio/

Feminine forms are, MainaMaini and Mainikki the designated name-day is May 3rd.


  1. http://www.behindthename.com/namedays/lists/fin.php
  2. http://www.nordicnames.de/wiki/Mainio