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Popular Names in Sweden

Popular names in Sweden for 2020 were led by Alice and Noah.

Along with Alice, other top names for girls in Sweden include Maja, Elsa, Astrid, and Wilma. Along with Noah, other popular boy names in Sweden include William, Hugo, Lucas, and Liam.

Al- names in general are popular right now in Sweden, with Alice, Alicia, Alma, Alva, Albin, Alexander, Alfred, Algot, Ali, Alvar, Alve and Alvin all making the Top 100. El- names are also well-loved.

Siri, a Norse name that has been deemed unusable in the US due to Apple’s digital assistant by the name, has remained popular in Sweden despite the smartphone associations. Its reverse spelling, Iris, is also in the Top 100.

Axel, one of the most popular Scandinavian boy name in the US, is very common it its homeland, ranking at Number 32.

Popular names in Sweden with Scandinavian origins include Ebba, Saga, and Signe for girls, and Ludvig, Nils, and Arvid for boys. Some unique Swedish names with crossover potential are girl names Alva and Linnea and boy names Viggo and Anton.

For popular names lists from around the world, visit our main Popular Names page. You might also want to browse Nameberry's real-time lists of Popular Girl Names and Popular Boy Names.