Organizers: Võro Institute and Institute of the Estonian Language

Date: October 22nd, 2020

Location: Tartu street 48, Võru, Estonia


The conference calls for presentations that explore the origin of family names; typological comparisons among different languages, the questions of pronunciation and declination; as well as the family names’ influence on place names, company and product names, and on local slang.


Conference will be held in Estonian, Võro, Finnish, and/or English. The authors of the book of Estonian family names will participate in the conference.