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Urho Kekkonen, 8th president of Finland

Urho is a Finnish male given name. It was most popular in the first half of the 20th century. As of 2013 there were more than 12,000 people registered with this name in Finland.[1] The nameday is the 17th of June.[2] It means "brave" or "courageous".[3] A common variation is Urkki.

Some people who have this name include:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Digital and population data services agency".
  2. ^ "Name Days for the name Urho".
  3. ^ "Meaning, origin and history of the name Urho".