Top 100 Swedish Female & Male Given Names – Common Names for Swedish Women & Men

What is the most common name among Swedish women? Is Agneta or maybe Ida? No, it’s Anna. And what is the most common name for men in Sweden? Is it Sven or even Thor? Nope, the … Read more

Basic Sweden facts and fun facts

Basic Sweden Knowledge & Fun Facts

Are you looking for some basic facts about Sweden? Maybe you are going to have a Sweden quiz and want to prepare by improving your general knowledge about this Sweden. Check out these quick basic … Read more

Swedish Mile in Kilometers: the Confusing Swedish Miles “mil”, Grrr

When you are in Sweden and want to buy a coffee or cinnamon bun, you pay with Swedish Crowns (SEK). In many other European countries – the Euro-zone – though, you pay with Euros (EUR). … Read more

Top 100 Most Popular Names for Girls in Sweden (2016)

Top 100 Most Popular Swedish Names for Girls – List

In the infographic below you find the top 100 names for girls in Sweden which Swedish parents gave their baby girls in the year 2016. Here the top 100 list for boys. Swedish children’s books, here on Amazon Swedish … Read more

Top 100 Most Popular Names for Boys in Sweden (2016)

Top 100 Most Popular Swedish Names for Boys – List

In the infographic below you find the top 100 names for boys in Sweden which Swedish parents gave their baby boys in the year 2016. Here the top 100 list for girls. Swedish children’s books, here on … Read more

Swedish Right of Public Access “Allemansrätten” – Freedom to Roam

Swedish freedom Something typically Swedish, if you ask a Swede, is not only köttbullar, lagom and Ikea, but also a special right called “allemansrätten” – the right of public access. The right of public access is written … Read more

Swedish last names - How to be Swedish

Top 10 Typical Swedish First- & Last Names

Every Swede has at least two names. A first- and a last name. Using names is convenient because it makes it easier for you to understand who your best friend is talking about, or if you want to … Read more

Be proud of Swedish innovations - How to be Swedish

Swedish Innovations & Inventions – Made In Sweden

Due to the forces of nature, darkness and cold, Swedes spend a substantial time of the year indoors sitting on minimalistic wooden chairs. While doing that, some Swedes think about how they can make the world … Read more

Most Common Surnames in Sweden (2016)

Top 100 Most Common Swedish Surnames: -son, -quist, -ström & Co. (2019)

One third of all Swedish surnames end with –son. Svensson, Johansson, Gustavsson belong to the most common last names in Sweden. (Source: SCB.) Those names are so common, that you can expect to find at least one of … Read more

Swedish Christmas/Weihnachten in Schweden

Christmas in Sweden – Food & Funny Swedish Traditions

When people in Sweden celebrate the birthday of baby jesus they might do that a little different from what you might expect. How does a typical Christmas in Sweden look like? Below you find out … Read more