Pentti

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Traditional form of the Latin saint's name Benedictus (Benedict), partly via Old Swedish/Swedish Bengt.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpentːi/
  • Hyphenation: Pent‧ti

Proper noun[edit]

Pentti

  1. A male given name.
  2. (rare) A surname based on the given name.

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • The most common first name of men born in Finland in 1927 - 1936.

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