Finnish place-name

Helsinki Origin and Meaning

The name Helsinki is a boy's name of Finnish origin.

Though lots of obscure place-names are now on the map, it's hard to imagine this one inspiring anyone.

Helsinki in Pop Culture

  • Helsinkicapital of Finland
  • Possibly derives from settlers from Hälsingland in central Swedenor from the Swedish word helsing, an archaic form of the word hals (neck), referring to the narrowest part of a river, the rapids.