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Possibly derived from some medieval Germanic given name, but often interpreted as leino (sad), and for that reason adopted by many Finns with Swedish surnames in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.


  • IPA(key): /ˈlei̯no/
  • Hyphenation: Lei‧no

Proper noun[edit]


  1. A surname, notably of the poet Eino Leino.


Inflection of Leino (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative Leino Leinot
genitive Leinon Leinojen
partitive Leinoa Leinoja
illative Leinoon Leinoihin
singular plural
nominative Leino Leinot
accusative nom. Leino Leinot
gen. Leinon
genitive Leinon Leinojen
partitive Leinoa Leinoja
inessive Leinossa Leinoissa
elative Leinosta Leinoista
illative Leinoon Leinoihin
adessive Leinolla Leinoilla
ablative Leinolta Leinoilta
allative Leinolle Leinoille
essive Leinona Leinoina
translative Leinoksi Leinoiksi
instructive Leinoin
abessive Leinotta Leinoitta
comitative Leinoineen

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