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Family name
Meaning "small lake", derived from järvi ("lake") and -nen ("small")
Region of origin Finland
Language(s) of origin Finnish
Related names Järvi

Järvinen is a surname originating in Finland (in Finnish, it means "small lake"), where it is the tenth most common[1] surname. It may also refer to, alphabetically:

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  1. ^ As of March 2010, "Most common surnames"[permanent dead link], Finnish Population Register Center Archived May 23, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. (English version), verkkopalvelut.vrk.fi/Nimipalvelu