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Top Swedish Names

Swedish baby names are getting new attention and appreciation from parents all over the world, many of whom want to celebrate their family's Swedish heritage or who simply love Sweden's stylish, modern culture. Baby names popular in Sweden include classic English names like Alice and Oliver, Swedish spins on traditional names such as Maja and Filip, and classic Scandinavian or Norse choices with original roots in Sweden such as Astrid and Nils.

Nameberry's complete roster of Swedish baby names is here. The top names below rank among the current US Top 1000 Baby Names and are ordered by popularity. Unique names rank below the Top 1000 and are listed alphabetically.

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LukasHeart

  • Origin:

    German variation of Lucas
  • Meaning:

    "man from Lucanus"
  • Description:

    Highly popular name in Norway and in Germany in a spelling that translates well.

BjornHeart

  • Origin:

    Swedish
  • Meaning:

    "bear"
  • Description:

    Bjorn is one of the most recognizable Scandinavian names, thanks in large part to tennis great Björn Borg, winner of five consecutive Wimbledon singles titles and six French opens and something of a rock star figure.