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Swedish given names

Alice and Noah were together at the top of the Swedish first name statistics in 2020. Alice has been hugely popular over the years and has topped the annual list of the most common names for newborn girls several times. Noah is number one for the first time. The strongest climbers in 2020 were Björn and Bonnie; Wilmer and Bianca fell the steepest. The most common given names among the general population in Sweden are Maria and Erik.

Most popular baby names in Sweden

(Year of birth 2020)

The most common given names in the general population of Sweden

WomenMen
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Margareta
  4. Elisabeth
  5. Eva
  6. Birgitta
  7. Kristina
  8. Karin
  9. Elizabeth
  10. Ingrid
  11. Marie
  12. Christina
  13. Marianne
  14. Linnea
  15. Kerstin
  16. Sofia
  17. Lena
  18. Helena
  19. Inger
  20. Johanna
  21. Ulla
  22. Emma
  23. viola
  24. Cecilia
  25. Linnea
  26. Anita
  27. Sara
  28. Gunilla
  29. Elin
  30. Louise
  31. Susanne
  32. Linda
  33. Irene
  34. Katarina
  35. Barbro
  36. Malin
  37. Jenny
  38. Carina
  39. Hanna
  40. Britt
  41. Victoria
  42. Ingegerd
  43. Ida
  44. Monica
  45. Siv
  46. Elsa
  47. Ulrika
  48. Ingeborg
  49. Astrid
  50. Annika
  1. Erik
  2. Lars
  3. Karl
  4. Different
  5. By
  6. Johan
  7. Lennart
  8. Nils
  9. Jan
  10. Olof
  11. Gunnar
  12. Sven
  13. Hans
  14. Mikael
  15. Carl
  16. Peter
  17. Bengt
  18. Åke
  19. Fredrik
  20. Goran
  21. Bo
  22. Daniel
  23. Gustav
  24. Bertil
  25. Arne
  26. Magnus
  27. Stefan
  28. Martin
  29. Leif
  30. Andreas
  31. John
  32. Ingemar
  33. Stig
  34. Ulf
  35. Mats
  36. Christer
  37. Alexander
  38. Bjorn
  39. Henrik
  40. Kjell
  41. Jonas
  42. Rolf
  43. Thomas
  44. Robert
  45. Axel
  46. Håkan
  47. Roland
  48. Gustaf
  49. Ingvar
  50. David

Source: Statistics Sweden. The Swedish statistics agency publishes top 100 lists of names from several birth cohorts on its website. You can use a search function to find out how many Swedes have a particular first name.

Swedish first name statistics the years 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016 and 2019

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The first names in the Swedish royal family

The King of Sweden, Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus (* 1946), is married to Silvia Renate (* 1943) and has three children named Victoria, Carl Philip and Madeleine.

Victoria Ingrid Alice Désirée (* 1977) is married to Olof Daniel (* 1973) and has two children named Estelle Silvia Ewa Mary (* 2012) and Oscar Carl Olof (* 2016).

Carl Philip Edmund Bertil (* 1979) is married to Sofia Kristina (* 1984) and has two children named Alexander Erik Hubertus Bertil (* 2016) and Gabriel Carl Walther (* 2017)

Madeleine Thérèse Amelie Josephine (* 1982) is married to Christopher Paul (* 1974) and has three children named Leonore Lilian Maria (* 2014), Nicolas Paul Gustaf (* 2015) and Adrienne Josephine Alice (* 2018).

Y-name syndrome

Male first names that end with a Y are associated with low levels of education and social status in Sweden. And not without reason, as scientists have shown: the Y-name syndrome

First names of the Swedish national soccer players

World Championship 2018

Albin, Andreas, Emil, Filip, Gustav, Isaac, Jimmy, John, Karl-Johan, Kristoffer, Ludwig, Marcus, Martin, Mikael, Ola, Oscar, Pontus, Robin, Sebastian, Victor, Viktor

European Championship 2008

Anders, Andreas (2x), Christian, Daniel (2x), Fredrik (2x), Henrik, Johan (2x), Kim, Marcus, Markus, Mikael (2x), Niclas, Olof, Petter, Rami, Sebastian, Tobias, Zlatan

World Championship 2006

Anders, Andreas, Christian, Daniel, Erik, Fredrik (2x), Henrik, Johan, John, Karl, Kim, Marcus, Markus, Mattias, Mikael, Niclas, Olof, Petter, Rami, Teddy, Tobias, Zlatan

European Championship 2004

Anders, Andreas, Christian, Erik, Frederik, Henrik, Johan, Kim, Magnus, Marcus, Matthias, Michael, Olof, Petter, Pontus, Teddy, Tobias

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