Kauko

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Etymology[edit]

Finnish kauko- ((living or traveling) far away). A component in ancient Finnish names , such as Kaukomieli, and one of the names of Lemminkäinen in the Kalevala.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑuko/
  • Hyphenation: Kau‧ko

Proper noun[edit]

Kauko

  1. A male given name.
    • 1849 Kalevala (Translation 1988 by Eino Friberg) 29:57-60:
      Kaukoa näkyvi Kauko, / Kaukon laiva loitompata: / On kuin pieni pilven lonka / Veen ja taivahan välillä.
      Far out Far-mind now appears, / Farther still his vessel looming; / It is like a little cloudlet / Hung between the sea and sky.
  2. (rare compared to given name) A surname​.

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