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 most common male name in Sweden is Lars. (The full Top 100 list for male names further below.)

Top 100 Swedish Female Given Names – Common Names for Swedish Women

Common names for Swedish women

How common is your name in Sweden?

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

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Top 100 common female names Sweden

Counting day: 31 December 2019

RankNameCount
1Anna101 573
2Eva86 491
3Maria85 152
4Karin66 739
5Kristina58 136
6Sara57 813
7Lena57 182
8Emma50 669
9Kerstin49 346
10Ingrid41 721
11Marie41 184
12Malin40 489
13Jenny39 916
14Annika38 361
15Hanna38 351
16Linda38 344
17Birgitta37 816
18Susanne37 716
19Elin 37 586
20Monica37 559
21Inger35 153
22Sofia35 059
23Johanna34 322
24Carina32 962
25Elisabeth31 998
26Ulla31 942
27Julia31 005
28Katarina29 520
29Linnéa29 359
30Emelie28 809
31Ida 28 743
32Helena27 596
33Camilla27 191
34Åsa27 148
35Anette27 125
36Sandra26 224
37Gunilla26 002
38Anita25 726
39Marianne25 480
40Margareta25 293
41Anneli24 571
42Amanda 24 435
43Maja24 425
44Ann24 287
45Therese24 170
46Josefin23 817
47Cecilia23 502
48Jessica23 290
49Helen23 140
50Lisa22 288
51Caroline21 936
52Matilda21 867
53Barbro21 784
54Frida21 758
55Ulrika21 469
56Elsa21 266
57Siv21 223
58Alice 21 104
59Madeleine19 377
60Rebecca19 367
61Klara18 719
62Ebba18 716
63Sofie18 324
64Gun18 317
65Agneta18 099
66Berit17 877
67Isabelle 17 742
68Lina17 216
69Pia17 074
70Wilma16 840
71Ella 16 255
72Yvonne16 136
73Louise15 915
74Ellen15 823
75Britt15 788
76Astrid15 771
77Mona15 664
78Moa 15 576
79Nathalie15 383
80Erika15 225
81Alexandra15 197
82Emilia15 100
83Viktoria15 098
84Ann-Christin15 085
85Olivia15 053
86Alva 14 900
87Agnes14 872
88Felicia14 561
89Ann-Marie14 351
90Sonja13 734
91Britt-Marie13 411
92Pernilla13 173
93Gunnel12 943
94Lovisa12 859
95Charlotte12 750
96Linn12 539
97Lisbeth12 352
98Nina12 335
99Rut12 203
100Mikaela12 186

(Source: SCB, 2020)

Top 100 Swedish Male Given Names – Common Names for Swedish Men

Common names for men in Sweden

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

Most common male names in Sweden

Counting day: 31 December 2019

RankNameCount
1Lars85 511
2Mikael79 728
3Anders77 374
4Johan74 815
5Erik66 550
6Per65 532
7Karl62 757
8Peter62 363
9Thomas60 788
10Jan59 365
11Daniel57 423
12Fredrik54 526
13Hans46 640
14Andreas45 520
15Stefan44 996
16Mohamed44 057
17Mats43 437
18Marcus42 779
19Mattias41 803
20Magnus41 635
21Bengt41 194
22Jonas41 075
23Oskar40 266
24Alexander39 857
25Niklas39 742
26Martin39 155
27Bo38 732
28Nils 37 053
29Patrik35 331
30Viktor35 269
31Björn35 096
32Leif34 051
33David33 223
34Sven33 045
35Henrik32 740
36Filip32 493
37Joakim32 351
38Christer32 110
39Ulf32 086
40Emil31 792
41Simon31 035
42Christoffer29 681
43Anton28 591
44Gustav27 935
45Robert27 924
46Tommy27 778
47Kjell27 735
48Christian27 633
49William26 960
50Lucas26 019
51Rickard25 936
52Håkan25 690
53Göran25 059
54Rolf24 195
55Adam23 937
56Lennart23 767
57Jakob23 335
58Jonathan23 259
59Robin23 066
60Sebastian22 892
61Tobias22 195
62Stig22 101
63Elias21 957
64John21 743
65Axel20 250
66Linus19 985
67Kent19 693
68Oliver19 026
69Roger18 712
70Hugo 18 357
71Isak18 233
72Claes17 669
73Jesper17 520
74Albin16 768
75Jörgen16 491
76Rasmus16 372
77Ludvig16 091
78Jimmy15 823
79Max15 806
80Ali15 742
81Kenneth15 611
82Gunnar15 326
83Joel15 225
84Dennis14 732
85Johnny14 610
86Josef14 260
87Olof14 120
88Åke13 910
89Olle 13 816
90Kurt13 727
91Liam13 361
92Pontus13 342
93Leo 13 307
94Kevin12 842
95Samuel12 587
96Torbjörn12 460
97Felix12 097
98Edvin12 084
99Gabriel11 963
100Arvid11 923

(Source: SCB, 2020)

Which Swedish name do like best? Would you rather have one from the list than your own? Please comment below!

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