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

Common names for women and men in Sweden

What is the most common name among Swedish women? Is it Agneta or maybe Ida? No, it’s Anna. And what is the most common name for men in Sweden? Could it be Sven or even Thor? No, the most common male name in Sweden is Lars. (The full Top 100 list for male names further below.)

About these name lists and statistics: The most common form is given for each name. The numbers include all alternative spellings. For example, “Sarah” with “h” is counted as “Sara”, if Sara is the more common name.

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Swedish female used names & common names for Swedish women

Common names for Swedish women

Find out which female names are most popular in Sweden in the list below.

Top 100 female used names Sweden

The 100 most common normally used names among Swedish women.

Further below: list with most common names, including middle names among women

RankNameNumber
1ANNA100 381
2EVA85 496
3MARIA85 408
4KARIN63 941
5SARA58 702
6CHRISTINA57 657
7LENA57 595
8EMMA51 075
9KERSTIN46 822
10MARIE42 013
11MALIN40 426
12JENNY39 824
13INGRID39 198
14HANNA38 660
15LINDA38 446
16ANNIKA38 224
17SUSANNE37 596
18ELIN37 593
19MONICA37 018
20BIRGITTA36 495
21SOFIA35 759
22JOHANNA34 321
23INGER33 523
24CARINA32 868
25JULIA31 898
26ELISABETH31 516
27ULLA30 193
28LINNÉA29 632
29KATARINA29 514
30EMELIE28 976
31IDA28 930
32HELENA27 563
33CAMILLA27 244
34ÅSA27 069
35ANETTE26 919
36SANDRA26 268
37MAJA25 794
38GUNILLA25 496
39ANN25 312
40ANITA24 976
41AMANDA24 635
42MARIANNE24 409
43ANNELI24 365
44MARGARETA24 319
45THERESE24 166
46JOSEFIN23 875
47CECILIA23 494
48JESSICA23 392
49HELEN23 104
50LISA22 539
51ALICE22 402
52MATILDA22 084
53CAROLINE21 991
54FRIDA21 793
55ELSA21 557
56ULRIKA21 417
57BARBRO20 377
58SIV19 682
59KLARA19 620
60EBBA19 506
61REBECCA19 463
62MADELEINE19 404
63SOFIE18 548
64ISABELLE18 201
65WILMA17 983
66AGNETA17 851
67LINA17 494
68ELLA17 209
69GUN17 170
70PIA17 110
71BERIT16 797
72ELLEN16 349
73OLIVIA16 215
74ASTRID16 030
75LOUISE16 006
76YVONNE15 780
77MOA15 758
78AGNES15 742
79ALVA15 696
80EMILIA15 650
81NATHALIE15 576
82ALEXANDRA15 503
83MONA15 479
84VICTORIA15 360
85ERIKA15 222
86BRITT15 180
87FELICIA14 764
88ANN-CHRISTIN14 568
89ANN-MARIE13 372
90LOVISA13 260
91PERNILLA13 173
92SONJA12 914
93CHARLOTTE12 913
94BRITT-MARIE12 840
95LINN12 713
96NINA12 513
97SAGA12 456
98ALMA12 323
99KAROLINA12 282
100MIKAELA12 249
Source: SCB 2022, counting day: 31 December 2021

Top 100 given names for Swedish women

The most common given names (both first and middle names) among Swedish women.

RankNameNumber
1MARIA447 686
2ELISABETH340 668
3ANNA304 000
4KRISTINA280 543
5MARGARETA244 641
6EVA200 882
7LINNÉA166 531
8KARIN161 897
9BIRGITTA159 159
10MARIE145 978
11INGRID111 657
12SOFIA102 653
13MARIANNE89 526
14LENA85 551
15SARA84 968
16HELENA82 673
17KERSTIN81 638
18EMMA76 579
19JOHANNA73 885
20KATARINA73 824
21VIKTORIA70 505
22INGER67 284
23CECILIA65 980
24SUSANNE63 132
25ELIN62 890
26MONICA61 861
27THERESE60 768
28JENNY60 508
29HANNA58 812
30LOUISE57 485
31ANITA56 307
32CARINA55 921
33ANN54 262
34IRENE54 186
35IDA53 534
36LINDA52 661
37HELEN52 291
38GUNILLA51 652
39MALIN49 831
40VIOLA49 803
41ANNIKA49 383
42ULLA49 274
43ELSA47 505
44MATILDA46 405
45JOSEFIN46 380
46ULRIKA45 210
47INGEGERD45 064
48SOFIE43 713
49ALICE43 126
50ANETTE42 788
51JULIA42 555
52ASTRID42 091
53CAROLINE40 332
54ANNELI39 635
55EMELIE39 228
56KRISTIN38 714
57KAROLINA38 078
58AMANDA37 668
59LISA37 515
60BARBRO37 438
61ÅSA37 372
62CAMILLA37 130
63MADELEINE36 967
64LOVISA36 762
65ERIKA35 416
66SIV35 159
67MAJA35 145
68YVONNE34 381
69CHARLOTTE34 170
70AGNETA34 109
71RUT32 736
72SANDRA32 606
73BRITT32 206
74REBECCA31 845
75ISABELLE31 682
76ALEXANDRA31 436
77FRIDA31 046
78ELLINOR30 603
79GUN30 595
80EBBA29 642
81EMILIA29 441
82ELLEN29 149
83JESSICA28 852
84KLARA28 699
85OLIVIA28 058
86BERIT27 635
87MÄRTA26 854
88CHARLOTTA26 703
89AGNES25 873
90ANN-MARIE24 946
91INGA24 503
92SONJA23 784
93ELLA23 658
94ANN-CHRISTIN23 481
95PIA23 449
96FELICIA23 235
97MAJ23 086
98LILLY22 798
99NATHALIE22 766
100MONA22 640
Source: SCB 2022, counting day: 31 December 2021

Swedish male used names & common given names for Swedish men

Common names for men in Sweden

If you wonder how popular a male name is in Sweden, check out the top 100 list below.

Most common used male names in Sweden

The 100 most common normally used names among Swedish men.

Further below: list with most common names, first and middle names, among men

RankNameNumber
1LARS83 851
2MIKAEL79 938
3ANDERS76 485
4JOHAN74 860
5ERIK65 366
6PER64 451
7PETER62 457
8THOMAS60 759
9KARL59 578
10JAN58 582
11DANIEL57 953
12FREDRIK54 741
13MOHAMMAD45 885
14ANDREAS45 593
15STEFAN44 960
16HANS44 869
17MATS42 947
18MARCUS42 911
19MATTIAS42 037
20MAGNUS41 982
21OSCAR41 409
22JONAS41 151
23ALEXANDER41 008
24NIKLAS39 806
25MARTIN39 248
26BENGT38 859
27BO36 974
28NILS35 735
29VIKTOR35 712
30PATRIK35 466
31BJÖRN34 705
32DAVID33 629
33FILIP33 414
34HENRIK32 976
35LEIF32 424
36JOAKIM32 368
37EMIL32 270
38CHRISTER31 777
39ULF31 211
40SIMON31 199
41SVEN30 242
42CHRISTOFFER29 752
43ANTON28 940
44WILLIAM28 514
45CHRISTIAN27 918
46ROBERT27 905
47GUSTAV27 875
48LUCAS27 495
49TOMMY27 334
50KJELL26 388
51RICKARD25 991
52HÅKAN25 658
53ADAM25 451
54GÖRAN24 793
55JACOB23 916
56JONATHAN23 586
57ELIAS23 224
58SEBASTIAN23 153
59ROBIN23 086
60LENNART22 495
61ROLF22 470
62TOBIAS22 251
63JOHN21 142
64AXEL20 790
65OLIVER20 389
66LINUS20 097
67STIG19 828
68HUGO19 705
69KENT19 273
70ISAK19 193
71ROGER18 540
72CLAES17 946
73JESPER17 526
74ALBIN17 369
75LUDVIG17 001
76RASMUS16 452
77JÖRGEN16 444
78ALI16 340
79MAX16 210
80JIMMY15 780
81JOEL15 511
82KENNETH15 316
83JOSEF15 055
84DENNIS14 826
85LIAM14 809
86GUNNAR14 522
87OLLE14 505
88LEO14 416
89JOHNNY14 399
90OLOF13 650
91PONTUS13 352
92ÅKE13 142
93KEVIN13 138
94SAMUEL13 000
95GABRIEL12 823
96ARVID12 790
97EDVIN12 696
98FELIX12 432
99KURT12 409
100TORBJÖRN12 293
Source: SCB 2022, counting day: 31 December 2021

Top 100 most common given names for Swedish men

The table shows the most common given names (first and middle names) among men in Sweden

RankNameNumber
1KARL341 187
2ERIK331 575
3LARS226 139
4ANDERS186 455
5PER181 851
6MIKAEL181 017
7JOHAN176 355
8OLOF143 401
9NILS140 589
10JAN125 957
11GUSTAV120 228
12HANS114 847
13PETER114 455
14LENNART107 473
15FREDRIK101 503
16GUNNAR100 155
17THOMAS99 015
18SVEN98 930
19DANIEL91 721
20ALEXANDER88 771
21BENGT86 674
22BO86 584
23OSKAR85 449
24GÖRAN76 969
25ANDREAS76 782
26ÅKE76 052
27CHRISTER75 766
28STEFAN74 924
29MAGNUS74 125
30MARTIN74 051
31MOHAMED69 394
32JOHN69 386
33MATTIAS69 138
34MATS67 772
35HENRIK65 174
36JONAS62 255
37ULF62 216
38LEIF62 147
39BJÖRN61 758
40AXEL61 214
41CHRISTIAN57 774
42ROBERT57 675
43DAVID57 554
44VIKTOR57 536
45MARCUS57 475
46EMIL56 589
47NIKLAS55 926
48BERTIL55 481
49ARNE54 399
50PATRIK53 389
51INGEMAR53 166
52HÅKAN51 926
53CHRISTOFFER51 881
54RICKARD51 317
55KJELL50 822
56WILLIAM49 721
57JOAKIM49 309
58STIG48 073
59ROLF47 865
60WILHELM47 822
61FILIP47 519
62TOMMY45 591
63ROLAND40 502
64SIMON40 164
65SEBASTIAN39 942
66CLAES39 488
67ANTON39 371
68ROGER37 622
69KENT35 865
70INGVAR34 665
71ELIAS33 425
72JOHANNES33 364
73HUGO33 362
74JAKOB33 170
75TOBIAS33 122
76LUCAS33 036
77ADAM32 740
78JONATHAN32 453
79OVE32 089
80EMANUEL31 786
81KENNETH31 312
82ROBIN30 347
83JÖRGEN30 095
84ALI28 756
85KURT27 084
86OLIVER26 987
87JOSEF26 515
88RUNE26 170
89ISAK25 434
90GEORG25 377
91ARVID25 302
92LUDVIG25 214
93GÖSTA24 790
94LINUS24 757
95JOHNNY24 637
96ALBIN24 178
97OLLE23 494
98EDVIN23 245
99TORBJÖRN22 867
100DAN22 771
Source: SCB 2022, counting day: 31 December 2021

Which Swedish name do you like best? Which one do you think would fit your personality or that of your partner? Which one would you like to give a child? Feel free to comment below!

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