Swedish Submitted Names

Swedish names are used in the country of Sweden in northern Europe. See also about Scandinavian names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Bettan f Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Elisabet.
Bibbi f Swedish, Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Mainly a diminutive of Birgitta and its variant forms (see also Bibi 1).
Bibi f Danish, Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Diminutive of Birgitta and its various forms. It can also be used as a diminutive of other names beginning with or containing B, such as Bibiana and Beata... [more]
Bigge f & m Sami, Swedish
Sami variant of Biggi and Swedish diminutive of Birger.
Bileam m Swedish (Rare)
Form of Balaam, used in the Swedish translation of the Bible.
Bille m Danish, Swedish
Perhaps originally a diminutive of Birger.
Bim f Swedish (Rare)
Diminutive of names like Birgitta and Britt-Marie (see Brittmarie).
Bireta f Old Swedish, Swedish (Archaic)
Old Swedish variant of Birgitta.
Birga f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Archaic), German (Rare)
Contracted form of Birgitta, as well as a feminine form of Birger.
Birghild f Swedish
Swedish name with the combination of Birga or other names that start with birg and hildr "battle, fight".
Birk m Swedish, Literature
Old Norse word meaning "trading place, market place" and "birch tree". Birk Borkason is a character in Astrid Lindgren's 'Ronia the Robber's daugher'.
Bit f Danish, Swedish (Rare)
Short form of Bitta.
Bittan f Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Birgitta.
Bitte f Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Pet form of Birgitte or from Danish bitte meaning "bit, little" or from Danish lille bitte meaning "tiny".
Bitti f Swedish (Rare), Greenlandic
Variant form of Bitte or from Swedish bitti (short form of bittida) meaning "early" and Greenlandic younger spelling of Bíte.
Björner m Swedish
Extended form of Björn.
Björnhild f Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Derived from the Old Norse name elements bjǫrn "bear" and hildr "battle; fight".
Blå m & f Swedish (Rare)
Means "blue" in Swedish. Ultimately derived from Old Norse blár meaning "blue" but often denoting "dark, black" (compare Bláinn). A few hundred years ago sometimes used as a variant or short form of Blasius.
Blåklocka f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
From Swedish blåklocka meaning "harebell".
Blenda f Swedish
From a place name which was derived from Old Swedish blædh "blade". According to Swedish tradition, the place was named after a woman named Blenda who defended the land against invading Danes in the local men's absence... [more]
Blomma f Swedish (Rare)
Directly taken from Swedish blomma "flower".
Blomman f & m Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Means "the flower" in Swedish.
Boa f Greenlandic, Swedish
Feminine form of Búi.
Bodel f & m Swedish
For feminine uses it is a Swedish dialectal variant form of Bodil and for masculine uses it is a Swedish dialectal variant form of Botolf.
Bodela f Swedish (Archaic)
Swedish dialectal variant form of Bodil recorded in Scania and Halland.
Bodo m Ancient Germanic, German, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Originally a short form of names beginning with the Germanic element bod "lord, ruler", which later acquired the meaning "messenger, tidings" due to confusion with bode "messenger" (also "to announce, command").
Bojan f Swedish
Diminutive of names ending with -borg, such as Valborg and Ingeborg.
Boman m Swedish (Rare)
Possibly transfered usage of the surname Boman.
Bonde m Swedish
Means "farmer" in Swedish. Possibly a transferred use of the surname Bonde.
Boo m Swedish
Variant of Bo 1.
Bore m Swedish
Derived from Greek βορέας (boreas) "north wind". Kung Bore (King Bore) is a Swedish personification of winter.
Böret f Swedish (Rare)
Dialectal variant of Berit found in Norrland and Västergötland.
Borgar m Old Swedish, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Icelandic, Faroese
Old Swedish and modern form of Borgarr.
Borka m Literature, Swedish (Rare)
Borka is the father of Birk Borkason and one of the antagonists in Astrid Lindgren's 'Ronia the Robber's Daughter'. Lindgren might have gotten the name from Lake Borkasjön in Lapland, northern Sweden.
Börta f Swedish (Archaic)
Dialectal variant of Birta recorded in Norrland and Västergötland.
Botil f Swedish
Variant of Botel.
Botulf m Ancient Germanic, Swedish (Rare)
Derived from Gothic biutan "to offer" or Old High German boto "bid, offer" combined with Gothic vulfs "wolf." There are also instances where this name is a later form of the ancient Scandinavian name Bótulfr.
Botvid m Swedish
Derived from the old Norse elements 'bot' meaning penance and 'vidh' meaning forest. Known to have been used since the 9th century
Bricken f Swedish (Rare)
Rare dialectal diminutive of Britta.
Britken f Swedish (Rare)
Low German diminutive of Brita.
Brittmarie f Swedish
Combination of Britt and Marie. Most commonly spelled with a hyphen, Britt-Marie.
Brönnil m Swedish
Swedish dialectal form of Brynjulf.
Brun m Medieval English, Old Danish, Old Swedish, Swedish
The Old English masculine name Brun is identical with the adjective brun meaning ‘brown’ (OE brūn). It appears to have become established as an independent forename only in the later tenth century, its earliest recorded bearers living c. 970... [more]
Brynhilda f Medieval Scandinavian, Swedish (Archaic)
Medieval Norwegian and Swedish variant of Brynhildr.
Brynolf m Finnish, Swedish, Old Swedish
Variant of Bryniulfr. Brynolf is known since the 11th century and found on runestones. Mostly used in the Western parts of Sweden. A variant, Brynjulf, is used in Norway.
Brynte m Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Archaic)
Pet form of names beginning with Bryn-, derived from the Old Norse word brynja "armour, protection".
Budle m Swedish (Archaic)
Obsolete Swedish form of Buðli.
Bure m Swedish
Modern Swedish form of Old Norse Buri meaning "son, descendant". Its modern usage is perhaps influenced by the Old Swedish noble family with the same name (see Bure).
Calle m Swedish
Diminutive of Carl.
Canutus m Swedish (Rare)
Latinised form of Knútr.
Carlgustav m Swedish (Rare)
Very rare combination of Carl and Gustav. More commonly spelled with a hyphen, Carl-Gustav, or with a space between the names, Carl Gustav.
Carljohan m Swedish (Rare)
Rare combination of the names Carl and Johan. More commonly spelled with a hyphen, Carl-Johan, or with a space between the names, Carl Johan.
Carro f Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Caroline.
Cäthe f German (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Spelling variant of Käthe.... [more]
Celian m English, Swedish (Rare), Dutch, French
English and Swedish form of Caelianus via its variant spelling Celianus. In the case of The Netherlands, Celian really is just a variant form of Celiaan, which is the actual Dutch form of Caelianus (also via Celianus).
Celie f English, Swedish, Danish (Rare), Literature
Adoption of French Célie outside the francophone world. This form of the name was used in Alice Walker's 1982 epistolary novel The Color Purple.
Challe m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Charles.
Charlott f Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), German (Rare)
Variant of Charlotte reflecting the French pronunciation.
Childerik m Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish (Archaic)
Danish, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Childeric.
Chilperik m Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish (Archaic)
Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Chilperic.
Cia f Swedish (Rare)
Short form of Cecilia and Carina 2, or a variant of Kia and Sia.
Cicci f Swedish (Rare)
Diminutive of Cecilia.
Cissi f Swedish
Diminutive of Cecilia.
Clary f English (Archaic), Swedish (Rare)
English diminutive form of Clara and Clarissa as well as an adoption of the name of the clary sage (salvia sclarea in Latin).... [more]
Clas m Swedish
Variant of Klas.
Conny f & m Dutch, English, Swedish
Variant of Connie. In Sweden, it is primarily used as a masculine name and as a full name rather than a diminutive.
Cornelie f Dutch, Danish (Rare), German (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Cornelia, which was probably influenced by its French form Cornélie.
Crister m Swedish
Variant of Christer.
Daga f Swedish, Danish (Rare)
Feminine form of Dag as well as a short form of names beginning with Dag-.
Dage m Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Dag.
Dager m Swedish (Archaic)
Variant of Dag via it's Old Swedish form Dagher.
Daghild f Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Derived from Old Norse dagr "day" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle".
Dagvi f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Dagveig.
Dammö f Swedish (Archaic)
Variant of Dagmar traditionally found in Småland.
Dea f Danish, Swedish, Croatian, Slovene, English
Of debated origin and meaning. Theories include a derivation from Latin dea "goddess" and short forms of Dorotea, Andrea and Desideria... [more]
Detlof m Swedish
Swedish form of Detlef.
Detlov m Swedish
Swedish variant of Detlof.
Diderik m Dutch (Rare), Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Dutch variant of Diederik as well as a Danish, Norwegian and Swedish variant of Didrik.
Didrik m Danish (Rare), Norwegian, Swedish, Dutch (Rare)
Danish, Norwegian and Swedish form of Dietrich as well as a rare Dutch shortened form of Diederik.... [more]
Didrika f Swedish (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Swedish feminine form of Didrik and rare Dutch variant of Diederika.
Dika f Swedish, Romani
Possibly a Romani (Gypsy) form of Hungarian name Duci.... [more]
Disa f Swedish, Old Swedish
From a medieval Swedish form of the Old Norse name Dísa, a short form of other feminine names containing the element dís "goddess". This is the name of a genus of South African orchids, which honours a heroine in Swedish legend... [more]
Ditlef m Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Swedish and Norwegian form of Detlef.
Ditmar m Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Archaic), Silesian
Scandinavian variant and Silesian form of Dietmar.
Domar m Norse Mythology, Scandinavian, Swedish (Rare)
Modern Scandinavian form of both Dómari and Dómarr. However, when used in the context of Norse mythology, it strictly refers to the latter name.... [more]
Dordi f Norwegian, Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Diminutive of Dorede, which was a variant of Dorete, the Old Swedish form of Dorothea. It has been used in Sweden since at least the 16th century.
Doreta f Swedish (Archaic)
Contracted form of Dorotea.
Doritha f Swedish
Variant of Dorita.
Dorta f Swedish (Archaic)
Contracted form of Doreta (see also Dorthe and Dörthe).
Driva f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Drífa.
Drömma f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
From Swedish drömma "to dream".
Drott m Swedish (Rare)
From Old Swedish drōt(t)in meaning "lord, master".
Dyggve m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Dyggvi.
Dyra f Swedish (Rare)
Derived from the Old Norse element dýr "deer; wild animal" (though it is also associated with dýrr "dear; expensive"), perhaps via the Old Swedish (masculine) name Dyre or an Old Norse name such as Dýrhildr or Dýrfinna... [more]
Dyveke f Frisian, Danish (Rare), Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Originally a Frisian diminutive of Dietlinde and other names beginning with the Old High German element thiot meaning "people". It is also associated with Frisian düveke "little dove".
Ebbot m Swedish (Modern)
Ebbot is Tobbe spelled backwards. It was popularized in Sweden by artist Ebbot Lundberg whose real name is Torbjörn.
Ebon f Swedish
Short form of Ebony and Ebonita.
Edel f German, German (Austrian), Danish, English, Finnish, Greenlandic, Icelandic, Norwegian, Sami, Swedish
Short form of names that begin with or end in the element "Edel-" meaning "noble", for example Edeltraud, Edelgard.... [more]
Edling m Swedish (Rare)
Combination of the Germanic name element adal "noble" and the suffix -ing (compare Erling, Elving and Henning).
Edvina f Croatian, Lithuanian, Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Slovene, Hungarian
Croatian, Slovene, Hungarian, Lithuanian and Scandinavian form of Edwina.
Effe m & f Swedish (Rare)
Female variant of Effi. As a male name, probably a diminutive of Efraim.
Effi f Swedish (Rare, Archaic), Danish (Rare, Archaic), Norwegian (Archaic), Hungarian, German (Archaic), Literature
Scandinavian diminutive of Eufemia, German diminutive of Elfriede and Hungarian diminutive of Eufémia and Elfrida... [more]
Efva f Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Eva.
Egard m Swedish (Rare)
Possibly a Swedish form of Eckhard.
Egel m Sami, Swedish (Rare)
Sami and Swedish dialectal variant of Egil.
Egert m Finnish, Estonian, Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Eggert. Egert Haglund was a Swedish Formula-3 racing car driver.
Ehva f Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Eva.
Eida f Low German (Archaic), Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Finnish
Frisian variant of Ida, the Frisian short form of Old High German names beginning with Agi- and a short form of Nordic names beginning with Eid-.
Eidi f Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Greenlandic
Uncertain origin. Could be a Norwegian dialectal form of Heidi. The name is predominately used in Vestfold, Norway.
Eila f Norwegian, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Estonian
Norwegian dialectical short form of Elina.
Eili f Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Eila or Eli.
Eilif m Medieval Scandinavian, Danish, Faroese, Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Eilif originates from the Norse name Æilífr, which is either a variant of Æilæifr or combined by either aina, which means "alone" or "one", or aiwa, which means "always", and Leifr which means "heir".
Eimar m Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Combination of ei, a modern name element of uncertain origin, and Old Norse mærr "famous".
Einer m Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Danish variant of Einar.
Einert m Swedish (Rare)
Variant form of Einhard.
Eivor f Swedish, Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Eyvör or Eyvǫr, which was derived from the elements *auja "gift, good fortune" (or ey "island"; compare Eyja) and vor "vigilant, cautious" (also associated with vár, a poetic word for "woman").
Ejan f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Swedish pet form of Eja, itself a variant of Eija.
Eje m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Einar, Erik and Esaias.
Ejnert m Swedish (Rare)
Very rare variant of Einert.
Ejvor f Swedish
Variant of Eivor.
Ekke m Finnish, Swedish, Estonian
Finnish and Swedish diminutive of Erik. As an Estionian name, it might also be derived from various Germanic names beginning with the name element ag (compare Ekkehard).
Elda f Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Short form of names containing the element eld, from Old Norse eldr, "fire".
Eldar m Norwegian, Swedish, Danish (Rare), Icelandic (Rare)
Combination of Old Norse eldr "fire" and herr "army, warrior".
Eldbjörg f Icelandic, Swedish (Rare)
Icelandic and Swedish form of Eldbjørg.
Eliane f Dutch, German, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Dutch, German and Norwegian form of Eliana (see Éliane).
Elida f Norwegian, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Faroese
Variant of Ellida, a feminine form of Elliði.
Elisif f Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Elisiv, the Old Swedish form of the Russian name Yelizaveta.
Elisiv f Old Swedish, Swedish
Old Swedish form of Elizabeth via Russian Yelizaveta
Eljena f Swedish (Archaic)
Variant of Helena traditionally found in Scania.
Ellabritt f Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Ella and Britt.
Ellentina f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Ellen and the name suffix -tina.
Ellert m West Frisian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
West Frisian variant of Allert and Scandinavian variant of Eilert.
Elling m Norwegian, Swedish
Norwegian variant of Erling meaning "descendent of the jarl".
Ellinore f Swedish
Variant of Ellinor.
Elsbet f Swedish (Rare), Faroese
Contracted form of Elisabet.
Elsebritt f Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Elsa and Britt.
Elselill f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of Else and lilla "little".
Elsi f Finnish, Swedish
Diminutive of Elisabet.
Elvi f Finnish, Estonian, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Icelandic (Rare)
Finnish and Estonian short form of Elviira, Estonian short form of Elviine and Elfriede and Scandinavian short form of Elvira, Elvina, Ellevi, Elsevi and Elva.
Elving m Swedish
Swedish name of uncertain meaning. Possibly derived from Old Norse alfr "elf", Swedish älv "river", or Swedish elva "eleven".
Elvy f Swedish
Swedish form of Elvi.
Eme f Swedish
Short form of Emelia.
Emeli f English (Modern), Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Variant of Emily. A notable bearer is Scottish singer Emeli Sandé.
Emelius m Swedish, Norwegian
Masculine form of Emelia.
Emerentia f Late Roman, Dutch, German (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Judeo-Christian Legend
Feminine form of Emerentius. This name belonged to an early Christian martyr, and is also assigned to the mother of Saint Anna and grandmother of the Virgin Mary in some late 15th-century European traditions.
Emfrid f Swedish (Rare)
Younger, dialectal form of Arnfríðr predominantly found in Norrland.
Emina f Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Diminutive of Emma.
Emund m Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Old Swedish form of Æimundr or a variant of Ømund. Æimundr is derived from Old Norse einn "one, alone" and mund "protection"... [more]
Enar m Old Swedish, Old Danish, Swedish, Estonian
Old Danish, Old Swedish and Swedish younger form of Æinarr as well as an Estonian variant of Einar.
Engeborg f Swedish
Dialectal variant of Ingeborg.
Engelbrekt m Swedish
Swedish form of Angilberct. ... [more]
Engla f 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]
Enhard m Swedish
Swedish form of Einhard.
Ennert m Swedish (Archaic)
Former variant of Enhard.
Erk m Swedish (Rare, Archaic), West Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare)
Swedish dialectal form of Erik as well as the West Frisian and North Frisian form of Erik.
Erla f English (Rare), Icelandic, Faroese, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Estonian (Rare)
Scandinavian feminine form of Jarl (compare Erle), and an English feminine form of Earl. This also coincides with the Icelandic and Faroese name for a type of bird, commonly known as "wagtail" in English (erla (or maríuerla) being derived from Old Norse ertla).
Ermanarik m Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish (Archaic)
Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Ermanaric.
Ernar m Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Masculine form of Erna.
Ernes m Swedish, Danish
Variant of Ernest.
Ernfrid m Swedish
Swedish form of Ehrenfried.
Esajas m Danish, Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Scandinavian form of Isaiah.
Eskilina f Swedish (Archaic)
Feminine form of Eskil.
Essa f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Diminutive of names beginning with Es- (see Esther or Estelle), and or ending with -essa (see Vanessa or Tessa).
Essy f Swedish
Variant of Essi.
Etan m French, Swedish (Rare), English (American, Modern, Rare), German (?)
Variant of Ethan, influenced by the French or Hebrew pronunciation of the name. Used in the German and Swedish translation of the Bible. A famous bearer of the name is Israeli-American director Etan Cohen.
Eugén m Swedish
Variant of Eugen.
Eurik m Croatian, Dutch, Frisian, Norwegian, Swedish (Archaic)
Croatian, Dutch, Frisian, Norwegian and Swedish form of Euric.
Evachristina f Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Eva and Christina. More commonly spelled with a hyphen, Eva-Christina.
Evalena f Swedish
Combination of Eva and Lena.
Evalill f Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Eva and lilla "little".
Evalotte f Swedish (Rare), German (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Combination of Eva and Lotte. The variant Eva-Lotta was used by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren in her Kalle Blomkvist series of books (1946, 1951, 1953), where it belongs to a friend of the central character.
Evanna f Swedish (Modern, Rare), Welsh, Irish, Scottish, English, Italian (Rare)
Either the feminine form of Evan and a combination of Eva and Anna.... [more]