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Gender: Male Pronunciation: arrow Meaning of Eero: "eternal ruler" Origin of Eero: Finnish variation of Eric

The name Eero is a boy's name of Finnish origin meaning "eternal ruler". Eero and is often added to lists like Artistic Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

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Creative gem perfect for an architect's son, in tribute to modern Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen.

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Famous People Named Eero

Eero Saarinen, Finnish-American architect
Eero Aarnio (born 1932), Finnish interior designer
Eero Aho (born 1968), Finnish actor
Eero Akaan-Penttilä (born 1943), Finnish politician
Eero Antikainen (1906-1960), Finnish trade union leader and politician
Eero Berg (1898-1969), Finnish athlete
Eero Böök (1910–1990), Finnish chess player and engineer
Eero Elo (born 1990), Finnish ice hockey player
Eero Endjärv (born 1973), Estonian architect
Eero Erkko (1860-1927), Finnish journalist and politician
Eero Ettala (born 1984), Finnish snowboarder
Eero Haapala (born 1989), Finnish long jumper
Eero Haapalainen (c. 1880-1937), Finnish Communist leader
Eero Hämeenniemi (born 1951), Finnish composer, musician and writer
Eero Heinonen (born 1979), Finnish musician and bass player in The Rasmus
Eero Heinäluoma (born 1955), current Speaker of the Parliament of Finland
Eero Huovinen (born 1944), former Bishop of Helsinki
Eero Hynninen (born 1953), Finnish sprint canoer and Olympic competitor
Eero Hyvärinen (1890-1973), Finnish gymnast and Olympic competitor
Erik (Eero) Nikolai Järnefelt, Finnish realist painter
Eero Kilpeläinen (born 1985), Finnish ice hockey goaltender
Eero Kilpi (1882-1954), Finnish actor
Eero Koivistoinen (born 1946), Finnish jazz musician and saxophone player
Eero Kolehmainen (born 1918), former Finnish cross country skier
Eero Korte (born 1987), Finnish football midfielder
Eero Lehmann (born 1974), German fencer and Olympic competitor
Eero Lehti (born 1944), Finnish politician and businessman
Eero Lehtonen (1898–1959), Finnish pentathlete
Eero Lohi (born 1927), Finnish modern pentathlete and Olympic competitor
Eero Loone (born 1935), Estonian philosopher
Eero Milonoff (born 1980), Finnish actor
Eero Mäkelä (1942-2008), Finnish chef
Eero Antero Mäntyranta (born 1937), Finnish skier and Olympic medalist
Eero Pekka Sakari Markkanen (born 1991), Finnish football player
Eero Naapuri (1918–1987), Finnish colonel and skier and Olympic competitor
Eero Nelimarkka (1891-1977), Finnish painter
Eero Palm (born 1974), Estonian architect
Eero Paloheimo (born 1936), Finnish designer, politician and university professor
Eero Peltonen (born 1986), Finnish football striker
Eero Ritala (born 1983), Finnish actor
Eero Roine (1904–1966), Finnish actor
Eero Saari (born 1928), Finnish professional ice hockey player
Eero Saarinen (1910–1961), Finnish-American architect
Eero Salisma (1916-1998), Finnish professional ice hockey player
Eero Savilahti (born 1992), Finnish ice hockey player
Eero Simoncelli, American computational neuroscientist
Eero Somervuori (born 1979), Finnish ice hockey forward
Eero Tapio (born 1941), Finnish wrestler and Olympic competitor
Eero Aarne Pekka Tarasti (born 1948), Finnish musicologist and semiotician
Eero Tuomaala (1926–1988), Finnish long-distance runner and Olympic competitor
Eero Väre (born 1984), Finnish ice hockey goaltender

Pop Culture References for the name Eero

Eero Lahti, protagonist of the 2005 Finnish film "Mother of Mine"


Madelyn Says:


I love, love, love Eero. But since it is not widely known as a Finnish name in the United States (despite Eero Saarinen), I'm afraid most people would assume his name is Arrow.