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Swedish Names for Boys

Swedish names for boys can be a severe lot to the American ear, with only a few choices such as Stellan outside of Stockholm.
The most popular names for boys in Sweden are a pan-European lot, dominated by Oscar, Lucas, William, Liam, and Oliver, all also popular in the UK, the US, Australia, Germany, the Netherlands, and other countries throughout Europe and the English-speaking world.A few more exotic choices from the top of the Swedish boys' list are Ludvig, Axel, Nils, and Arvid, though not all of these originate in the Swedish language.Melvin is a popular name for boys in Sweden, as are Gustav, Viggo, Sixten, and Love.

Browse all the Swedish names for boys on Nameberry 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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Top Swedish Names for Boys

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