Tarmo, Tarmu

Gender: Masculine
Origin: Estonian/Finnish
Meaning: “energy, power, gusto.”
(TAHR-mo; TAHR-moo)

The name is used in both languages and ultimately has the same meaning, it comes directly from the Finnish/Estonian word describing “energy; power; force; drive; gusto; brio.”

The designated name-day in both countries is March 6.

A Sami form is Dárbmu.


  1. http://verkkopalvelut.vrk.fi/Nimipalvelu/default.asp?L=1
  2. http://www.behindthename.com/name/tarmo
  3. http://aare.pri.ee/dictionary.html?query=tarm&lang=ee&meth=part&switch=en&otsi=search
  4. http://www.nordicnames.de/wiki/Tarmo

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