Finnish is the language spoken by the majority of the population in Finland and by ethnic Finns in other parts of the world. Finnish is also a minority language spoken in Sweden in addition to a Finnish dialect spoken in Northern Norway. The Finnish language has an elegant sound to it that is both pleasing and unique. J. R. R. Tolkien is said to have been inspired by the Finnish language when he created his Elvin language in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Baby Name Network is a great resource and place to start when researching Finnish baby names and name meanings.