Venla

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Wendela, short form of Germanic compound names beginning with the tribal name Wendel- " a Wend".

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈʋenlɑ]
  • Hyphenation: Ven‧la

Proper nounEdit

Venla

  1. A female given name.

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • Rare until it became known as the name of a character in the first Finnish novel, Seven Brothers (1870) by Aleksis Kivi. Popular in the 2000s.

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Last modified on 15 April 2014, at 12:07