Variation of Kaleva, Finnish
"ancestor of the Finns"

Kalevi Origin and Meaning

The name Kalevi is a boy's name meaning "ancestor of the Finns".
Kalevi is a variant form of Kaleva, the name of a character from Finnish legend — the ancestor of all Finns. Although both are masculine names, Kalevi may be better suited for non-Finnish boys, since an A ending is often viewed as feminine.

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