The Hs of Estonian names

Male:

Harald is adopted from the Scandinavian languages and German, and means “army leader” or “army power.”

Heiko is adopted from German, and originated as a nickname for Heinrich.

Heino is adopted from German, and means “home.”

Hirvo means “deer.”

Holger is adopted from the Scandinavian languages, and derives from Old Norse name Hólmgeirr (island spear).

Hugo is adopted from the Scandinavian languages and German, and means “heart, mind, spirit.”

Female:

Halja means “verdant.” The male form is Haljand.

Halliki means “greyish.”

Härmi means “frosty.”

Helde means “free-spirited.”

Helve means “snowflake.”

Hinge means “soul.”

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