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

Common Swedish names for men in Sweden
Common names for men in Sweden

Is Erik or Lars really the most common name for men in Sweden? (As most people believe) No, it’s actually Karl.

If you wonder how popular your (male) name is in Sweden, have a look below.

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Most common male names in Sweden

Rank NameCount
1Karl339 200
2Erik335 118
3Lars231 423
4Anders189 845
5Per184 461
6Mikael177 729
7Johan176 050
8Olof149 367
9Nils140 086
10Jan129 114
11Gustav122 442
12Hans119 078
13Lennart118 889
14Peter114 314
15Gunnar107 623
16Sven105 772
17Fredrik101 049
18Thomas97 637
19Bengt93 083
20Bo88 863
21Daniel88 491
22Åke82 179
23Göran82 069
24Alexander81 477
25Oskar80 710
26Christer78 648
27Andreas75 650
28Stefan74 664
29Magnus74 100
30Martin73 755
31Mats68 578
32John68 491
33Mattias67 897
34Leif65 706
35Henrik65 076
36Ulf63 895
37Björn61 706
38Jonas61 621
39Bertil61 145
40Arne60 089
41Axel59 664
42Ingemar57 862
43Robert57 570
44Christian56 477
45Marcus56 372
46Niklas55 385
47David55 074
48Viktor54 971
49Emil54 149
50Kjell54 132
51Mohamed54 108
52Stig53 390
53Håkan52 798
54Patrik52 577
55Rolf51 975
56Rickard51 268
57Christoffer50 737
58Joakim48 636
59Wilhelm47 024
60Tommy46 593
61Roland44 276
62Filip44 213
63William44 065
64Claes40 081
65Ingvar39 044
66Simon38 844
67Roger38 437
68Sebastian38 424
69Anton37 755
70Kent36 838
71Ove34 409
72Johannes32 891
73Tobias32 611
74Kenneth32 418
75Emanuel31 056
76Jörgen30 890
77Jonathan30 844
78Jakob30 779
79Kurt30 350
80Hugo29 548
81Robin29 481
82Rune29 467
83Elias28 752
84Lucas28 042
85Adam27 764
86Gösta27 646
87Georg26 056
88Johnny25 187
89Linus24 032
90Sten24 012
91Torbjörn23 619
92Arvid22 975
93Alf22 945
94Dan22 918
95Josef22 913
96Oliver22 648
97Börje22 577
98Ali22 521
99Albin22 345
100Ludvig22 268

(Source: SCB)

Is your name in the list above? Which name do you like best? Or which Swedish name would you rather have than your own? Please comment below!

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