||Re: Laitinen (Finnish)
||Kevlar (Authenticated as Kevlar)
||June 6, 2008 at 12:38:16 PM
||Laitinen (Finnish) by Satu
My guess would have been that the surname Laitinen comes from Finnish laita, 'edge', but the book Sukunimet tells me that Laitinen has its roots in a Germanic given name. This name had the forms Laitha, Laitu, Lethu, Ledi and Leda in Old High German, and Ledhe and Lete in Old Swedish.
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- Laitinen (Finnish) - Satu Jun 6 2008, 12:09:36 PM
- Re: Laitinen (Finnish) - Kevlar Jun 6 2008, 12:38:16 PM