Finland Swedish Submitted Names

These names are a subset of Swedish names used more often in Finland by speakers of Finland Swedish.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Arnevi f Finnish (Rare), Finland Swedish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Old Norse arn "eagle" and meaning "holy" or "devoted, dedicated".
Beda f & m Swedish, Italian, Spanish, Finland Swedish, Finnish
Form of Bede in various languages. Beda is a feminine name in Sweden and Finland.
Elisif f Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Finland Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Elisiv, the Old Swedish form of the Russian name Yelizaveta.
Engla f Swedish, Finland Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Icelandic (Modern)
Strictly feminine form of the Old German name Engel as well as a Swedish dialectal form of Ingel. ... [more]
Evold m Finland Swedish (Rare)
A variant spelling of Ewald.
Frejvid m Finland Swedish
From the Old Norse name Freyviðr, derived from the elements freyr "lord" (or the god Freyr) and viðr "tree, wood". This name is found in Old Swedish as Frövidh.
Grels m Swedish, Finland Swedish, Old Swedish
Short form of Gregers, a medieval Nordic form of Gregorius.
Gurli f Danish, Swedish, Finland Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Literature, Theatre
The name of a character in the German play Die Indianer in England (1788) by Augustus von Kotzebue, explained as either a mistake for Gauri (from Sanskrit "white") or as the Persian for "rose"... [more]
Helfrid f Swedish, Finland Swedish
The origins of this name (first documented in 1816) are uncertain, though it could be a Swedish feminine form of Helfried or a variant of Hallfrid (the Norwegian form of Hallfríðr), the initial syllable possibly influenced by Helga (which is ultimately related to the first element in Eloise).
Helny f Swedish, Finland Swedish
Pet form of Helena where hel- is combined with the Norse name element nýr "new" in the style of Dagny, Signy, and Majny, etc.
Ingvald m Norwegian, Swedish, Finland Swedish
Combination of Ing and Old Norse valdr "power, might, ruler".
Jörn m German, Swedish, Finland Swedish
Contracted form of Jörgen.
Kalixta f Finland Swedish (Rare)
Variant spelling of Calixta.
Naemi f Swedish, Finland Swedish, German, Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
A German and Nordic variant of Naomi 1. This name was used in the German translation of The Bible.
Peik m Finland Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Meaning uncertain. It could be derived from Finnish peikko "troll" or poika "boy" (the Swedish word for boy, pojke, is derived from the Finnish word). The name appears in folk tales in the Swedish-speaking parts of Finland.... [more]
Rabbe m Finland Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Either a German diminutive of Raban or a Swedish diminutive of Rafael.... [more]
Ragnborg f Old Norse, Swedish (Rare), Finland Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of Old Norse regin "power (of the gods)" and bjarga "to help, to save".
Signhild f Norwegian, Swedish, Finland Swedish
Possibly from an Old High German name composed of the elements sigu "victory" and hild "battle", or perhaps derived from the Nordic name Signelill.
Skuldfrid f & m Swedish (Rare, Archaic), Finland Swedish (Rare, Archaic), Norwegian (Rare, Archaic)
A combination of Old Norse elements skuld, meaning "blame, future", and fríðr, meaning "beautiful, beloved, good, peaceful, safe".
Teppå m Finland Swedish (Rare, Archaic, ?)
Probably a misspelling of Teppo, the Finnish form of Stephen. Occurs once in a tax record from 1582.
Tua f Swedish, Finland Swedish, Danish (Rare)
Origin uncertain, possibly a variant of Tova 2, a feminine form of Tue or a short form of Perpetua... [more]
Vendla f Swedish, Finland Swedish
Contracted form of Vendela.
Vilda f Swedish, Finland Swedish
Originally a short form of Alvilda. Nowadays mostly associated with the Swedish vocabulary word meaning "wild".