147 Estonian Baby Names With Meanings

Baby naming is such a huge responsibility! Should you go classic or trendy? Historical or celebrity? Will the trendy name you pick now sound good when the baby has transitioned into adulthood? Does the chosen name combine well with the surname as well? No wonder some parents spend almost nine months discussing names. But if you’re looking for a unique baby girl name, why not try one of the Estonian baby names?

Estonia, a flat country located on the eastern shores of the Baltic Sea, does not have to try to be different. It’s unique in the truest sense. The country may share its history and geography with Lithuania and Latvia, but its culture is truly distinct. The same can be said about Estonia baby names.

The naming laws in Estonia are as strict as most of the European countries. Parents cannot be creative in terms of baby names. They need to pick names approved by the government. Even the naming convention is similar to other European countries – a name, followed by the surname. Middle name is optional. Explore MomJunction's list of Estonian baby names with meanings below.

AabrahamEstonian spelling for Abraham. It means father of many.Boy
AadelheideEstonian form of Alice, meaning noble.Girl
AdrusA form of Andrew; a diligent and sociable individualBoy
AemilieEstonian form of Emily. It means work.Girl
AgnesiaEstonian form of Agnes. It means holy.Girl
AiandamaA woman who gardens.Girl
AitamahShe who is helpful.Girl
AnastassiaEstonian form of Anastasia. It means resurrection.Girl
AndrusOld Greek - Male; Manly; Brave; Virility; A variant of name AndrewBoy
AntooniaEstonian form of Antonia. It means highly praiseworthy.Girl
ArriPowerful rulerBoy
ArturCeltic - Stone, Bear; Germanic - Thor, The Eagle; A variant of name ArthurBoy
AstrellaA form of Esther, meaning star.Girl
AytamaShe who is helpfulGirl
BarbaEstonian variant of Barbara, meaning stranger.Girl
BirgithEstonian variant of Brigid, meaning noble.Girl
DagiEstonian word for cornGirl
DarjaOne who has GodGirl
DorelEstonian form of Dorothy. It means gift of God.Girl
EdukHe who is successfulBoy
EliiseFrom Elisabeth, which means My God is an oath, My God is abundanceGirl
ElsbetEstonian form of Elizabeth. It means one who is pledged to god.Girl
EltsJoined with GodGirl
ElutaDeep wisdomGirl
Emmathe meaning of this name is universal whole.Girl
EndrikEstonian form of Hendrik. It means ruler of the home.Boy
GaabrielA form of Gabriel, meaning man of God.Boy
GraatsiaEstonian form of Grace, meaning graceful.Girl
HeleHele is a form of Helen and means light.Girl
HillarPleased, blissfullBoy
JaagupEstonian form of Jacob, meaning supplanter.Boy
JaakOne who holds the heelBoy
JaanGod is GraciousBoy
JevgeniEstonian form of Eugene. It means well born or noble.Boy
JoosepEstonian form of Joseph. It means he will add.Boy
JuhanEstonian form of John. It means God is gracious.Boy
JuhkamEstablished by God.Boy
JukkaJukka is Estonian form of Richard and means strong ruler.Boy
JukuJuku is a form of Richard. It means strong ruler.Boy
JuuditA form of Judith and means woman of Judea.Girl
JuulaEstonian form of Julia and means youthfulness.Girl
JuuliEstonian form of Julie and means youthfulness.Girl
KaapoEstonian form of Gabriel, meaning man of GodBoy
KaarelEstonian form of Charles. It means man.Boy
KaarliEstonian form of Charlie. It means man.Boy
KainusKainus name means SoberBoy
KalevA variant of Kaleva, meaning the land of Kalevi.Boy
KalevaName of a hero in Estonian mythology. It means the land of Kalevi.Boy
KaljuRock or boulderBoy
KatyeKatye is an Estonian form of Kate and means pure.Girl
KeertEstonian form of Gerald, meaning bold ruler.Boy
KlaaraEstonian variant of Clara, meaning bright and clear.Girl
KlaareEstonian variant of Clare, meaning bright.Girl
KoitDay break; Estonian word meaning DawnBoy
LauraPerson crowned with laurelsGirl
LeeloFolk songGirl
LeenartLion or brave as a lion.Boy
LeksShort form of Leksik. It means defender of men.Boy
LeksikEstonian form of Alexander. It means defender of menBoy
LeksoLekso is a nickname for Leksik. It means defender of men.Boy
LiiliLiili means lily flower.Girl
LiiliaLiilia is Estonian form of Lily and means lily flower.Girl
LiisLiis is the short form of Eliisabet and means my God is an oath.Girl
LiisiLiisi is a short form of Elizabeth. It means my God is an oath.Girl
LiisuEstonian diminutive of Eliisabet. It means my God is an oath.Girl
LisandraHe who is a protector of mankind, short for AlexandraGirl
LoviiseEstonian form of Louisa. It means famous warrior.Girl
LuigasFrom LucaniaBoy
LutsiLutsi is a form of Lucy and means light.Girl
LuugusA form of Luigas, meaning from LucaniaBoy
MaarjaEstonian form of Maria. It means sea of bitterness.Girl
MaksimA man who is greater than othersBoy
MargareeteMargareete is a form of Margaret and means pearl.Girl
MargusA variant of Margus, meaning from Mars.Boy
MariaVariation of Mary or Miriam which means Bitter or Wished-for childGirl
MarkkoFrom MarsBoy
MarthinOf MarsBoy
MartiinusOf MarsBoy
MartinA warlike, hostile individualBoy
MatheiGift from God. It's a form of Matthew.Boy
MiaThe person who is dearly to everyone.Girl
MihkelEstonian form of Michael, meaning who is like God?Boy
MikkWho is Godlike? Estonian form of MichaelBoy
MikkliWho is like God? Estonian form of MichaelBoy
MirtelEvergreen shrubGirl
NigulEstonian form of Nicholas. It means victory of the people.Boy
NikolaisEstonian form of Nicholas. It means victory of the people.Boy
NikoliNikoli is Estonian form of Nicholas and means victory of the people.Boy
NikulaNikula is a variant of Nikulas and means victory of the people.Boy
NikulasNikulas is Estonian form of Nicholas and means victory of the people.Boy
OlevEstonian form of Olaf. It means ancestor's descendant.Boy
OliverThe one who represents the emblem of peace or olive tree.Boy
PeetRock or stoneBoy
PeeterPeeter is a form of Peter and means rock or stone.Boy
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