Korhonen

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Etymology[edit]

Originally eastern Finnish, Savo-Karelian Savo Finnish (Savonian dialect of Finnish) surname, possibly from an archaic/dialectal nickname korho (hard of hearing, deaf) +‎ -nen or dialectal korho (proud, rich, upright). First recorded in the Middle Ages.

Proper noun[edit]

Korhonen

  1. A common surname​. In 2010, the second most common in Finland (barely behind Virtanen, and ahead of Nieminen).[1]

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Most common surnames", Finnish Population Register Center (English version), verkkopalvelut.vrk.fi/Nimipalvelu, as of March 2010.