Popular Names in Sweden

Popular names in Sweden for 2022 were led by Astrid and William.

Along with Astrid, other top names for girls in Sweden include Maja, Alma, Vera, and Freja. Along with William, other popular boy names in Sweden include Liam, Noah, Hugo, and Oliver.

Al- names in general are popular right now in Sweden, with Alice, Alma, Alva, Alicia, Alba, Alina, Alfred, Alexander, Albin, Alvin, Alve, Allan, Algot, and Ali 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 names in the US, is very common it its homeland, ranking at Number 38.

Popular Scandinavian names in Sweden 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 Sixten.

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