Estonian Names

Do you want to find unique and unusual Estonian baby names for your newborn girl, boy, or even your cat, or dog? Check out the deeper meanings behind some of these cherished Estonian baby names.


Estonian names often find their origins in the Estonian language -- a Finnic language spoken commonly throughout the country. And while many Estonian names have direct links to the Estonian language, there are also several other influences. Many common Estonian names also originate from Hebrew, French, Swedish, Italian, Ancient Greek, and more. There are a wide variety of traditional and modern Estonian names, many of which are widespread across Europe. Whether you're looking for a masculine or feminine name, these Estonian options are great for new boys, girls, cats, and dogs!

All Estonian Names

NameGenderMeaning
AleksanderBoyDefender of man, defender of mankind.
AndresBoyManly, virile, man, warrior.
AndrisBoyManly, virile.
AndrusBoy
AnnaGirlGrace, arthur's sister, mother, gracious, merciful.
AnnaBoy
AnuBoy
AnuGirl
CajaGirl
DianaGirlDivine, divine woman, goddess of the moon.
EliisabetGirl
GeorgBoyFarmer, farming man, earth-worker.
HeleGirl
HendrikBoyRuler of the enclosure, home ruler, ruler of an estate.
HillarBoy
JaagupBoy
JaakBoy
JaanBoy
JanekBoyGod is gracious, god is merciful.
JensBoyGod is gracious, born to nobility, god's gracious gift.
JuhanBoy
JukkaBoyGift from god, god is merciful, god is gracious.
KadriGirlPure.
KaiaGirlPure, chaste, of the earth.
KaijaGirlChaste, pure.
KaisaGirlChaste, pure.
KajaGirlFree woman, man, pure, strong, brave.
KatariinaGirlChaste, pure.
KatiGirlChaste, pure, all pure.
KoitBoyDay break, dawn.
KristinaGirlFollower of christ, christian, christian woman.
KristjanBoy
LaineGirlLight, dweller in a lane.
LauraGirlCrowned with laurels, laurel, bay laurel tree, laurel-crowned, crown of laurels.
LeenaGirlWet meadow, tenderness, torch of light, illumination, from helena or magdalena, woman of magdala.
LiisiGirlPromise of god, god is my oath.
LiisuGirl
LoviiseGirl
MaarikaGirlRebellious woman, beloved.
MaarjaGirl
MariaGirlBitter or sea of bitterness, of the sea or bitter, rebellious woman, sea of bitterness, beloved.
MarkusBoyWarlike, from the god mars.
MikkBoy
NigulBoy
OlevBoy
PaavoBoyTiny, petite.
PeeterBoy
PinjaGirl
ReetGirlPearl.
SandraGirlDefender of mankind, defender of the people, protector of humanity, helper of humanity.
ToomasBoyTwin.