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Toikka is a Finnish surname.

Geographical distribution

As of 2014, 90.1% of all known bearers of the surname Toikka were residents of Finland (frequency 1:3,461), 3.2% of the United States (1:6,337,742), 3.1% of Estonia (1:24,475) and 1.1% of Sweden (1:518,251) and 1.0% of Canada (1:2,164,589).

Finland Republic in Northern Europe

Finland, officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east. Finland is a Nordic country and is situated in the geographical region of Fennoscandia. The capital and largest city is Helsinki. Other major cities are Espoo, Vantaa, Tampere, Oulu and Turku.

United States federal republic in North America

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States or America, is a country composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles, the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles. With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population is New York City. Forty-eight states and the capital's federal district are contiguous in North America between Canada and Mexico. The State of Alaska is in the northwest corner of North America, bordered by Canada to the east and across the Bering Strait from Russia to the west. The State of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific Ocean. The U.S. territories are scattered about the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, stretching across nine official time zones. The extremely diverse geography, climate, and wildlife of the United States make it one of the world's 17 megadiverse countries.

Estonia Republic in Northern Europe

Estonia, officially the Republic of Estonia, is a country in Northern Europe. It is bordered to the north by the Gulf of Finland with Finland on the other side, to the west by the Baltic Sea with Sweden on the other side, to the south by Latvia (343 km), and to the east by Lake Peipus and Russia (338.6 km). The territory of Estonia consists of a mainland and 2,222 islands in the Baltic Sea, covering a total area of 45,227 km2 (17,462 sq mi), water 2,839 km2 (1,096 sq mi), land area 42,388 km2 (16,366 sq mi), and is influenced by a humid continental climate. The official language of the country, Estonian, is the second most spoken Finnic language.


In Finland, the frequency of the surname was higher than national average (1:3,461) in the following regions: [1]

Kymenlaakso Region in Finland

Kymenlaakso is a region in Finland. It borders the regions of Uusimaa, Päijänne Tavastia (Päijät-Häme), Southern Savonia (Etelä-Savo) and South Karelia and Russia. Its name means literally The Valley of River Kymijoki. Kymijoki is one of the biggest rivers in Finland with a drainage basin with 11% of the area of Finland. The city of Kotka with 55,000 inhabitants is located at the delta of River Kymijoki and has the most important import harbour in Finland. Other cities are Kouvola further in the inland which has after a municipal merger 88,000 inhabitants and the old bastion town Hamina.

South Karelia Region in Karelia, Finland

South Karelia is a region of Finland. It borders the regions of Kymenlaakso, Southern Savonia (Etelä-Savo) and North Karelia, as well as Russia.


Oiva Toikka Finnish glass designer

Oiva Kalervo Toikka is a Finnish glass designer. Born in Viipuri (Vyborg), he is renowned for his designs for glassware for Iittala the Finnish design company. Originally trained in ceramics, he took up glass design later in life. Along with his glassware designs, Toikka is best known after 1973 for his designs for the Iittala “Glass birds” series. Toikka's designs are produced at the glass factory at Nuutajärvi.

Markku Toikka Finnish actor

Markku Tapani Toikka is a Finnish stand-up comedian and actor.

Volmari "Valmari" Toikka was a Finnish cross country skier who competed in the 1932 Winter Olympics.

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