Finnish Mythology

The Gods of Finland...

PEKKO

Finnish Agriculture God

Also known as PEKO, PELLON-PEKKO, PELLONPEKKO, PELLERVO

God of Fields and Crops

A very popular deity, he protects and encourages the growing crops. Especially if they can be turned into beer afterwards.

His favorite tipple is made from barley which he probably sips as he hops through the hops.

See also Sampsa.

Pekko Facts and Figures

Name: Pekko
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: PEKO, PELLON-PEKKO, PELLONPEKKO, PELLERVO

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Agriculture and Farming
Area of expertise: Agriculture, Farming

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 683

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Article last revised on September 14, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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