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.
Evelill f Swedish
Variant of Evalill.
Evely f Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Estonian (Modern)
Combination of Eve and Ly and variant of Eveli.
Ewelyne f Swedish (Rare)
Another way of spelling evelyn or Evelina
Eyvind m Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
More modern form of Eyvindr, see Øyvind.
Eyvor f Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Eyvǫr.
Faje m Swedish
Variant of Fajer.
Fajer m Swedish (Rare)
Rare Swedish dialectal form of Fader.
Fale m Swedish (Rare), Ancient Scandinavian
Originally Fardhe, a short form of Farþegn meaning "traveller".
Fanney f Icelandic, Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements fǫnn "snow; snowdrift" and ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune").
Fänta f Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Swedish (dialect) fänta meaning "little girl".
Fast m Norwegian, Swedish
Norwegian dialectal variant of Faste.
Faste m Old Swedish, Swedish, Norwegian
Old Swedish and modern form of Fasti.
Fia f Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Diminutive of Sofia and other names containing the element -fia-.
Fideli f Swedish (Modern, Rare), Literature
Derived from the name Fia. Fideli is one of the main characters in the Swedish children's book 'Den Vita Stenen' (1964). Usage of this name is most likely inspired by this book.
Filemon m Dutch (Rare), Danish, Norwegian, Swedish (Rare), Polish, Provençal
Dutch, Polish, Provençal and Scandinavian form of Philemon. This name is borne by Dutch journalist and television presenter Filemon Wesselink (b. 1979).
Fille m Swedish
Diminutive of Filip.
Findus m Literature, German (Modern, Rare), Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Findus is a tomcat in the children's book series 'Pettson and Findus' by the Swedish writer and illustrator Sven Nordqvist. The cat is named after a cardbox with the printing "Findus green peas". Findus is a trademark by Nestlé for frozen food and the name is derived from Swedish fruktindustri "fruit industry".
Finndis f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Finndís.
Finnevid m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish variant of Finnvid.
Finnvid m Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Old Swedish and modern Swedish form of Finnviðr.
Fjolner m Swedish
Swedish form of Fjǫlnir.
Fleming m Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, American (Rare, Archaic)
Transferred use of the surname Fleming and younger form of Flæmingr.
Flisa f Swedish (Rare), Literature
Taken from the name of one of the characters in Bertil Almqvist's 1950s children's book classic Barna Hedenhös which is set in the Stone Age.... [more]
Fransina f Finnish, Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of Frans.
Frasse m Swedish
Diminutive of Frans.
Fredde m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Fredrik.
Frederic m Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Catalan, Provençal, Lengadocian, Gascon, Romansh
Scandinavian variant of Frederik and Catalan, Romansh, Languedocian, Gascon and Provençal form of Frederick. This name was borne by Provençal writer and lexicographer of the Occitan language Frederic Mistral (Frédéric Mistral in French) who received the 1904 Nobel Prize in Literature.
Fredman m Swedish (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Fredman. Its modern usage as a first name is probably inspired by Swedish poet, songwriter and composer Carl Michael Bellman's well-known 18th century works Fredman's songs and Fredman's epistles.
Fredny f Norwegian (Archaic), Swedish (Archaic)
Norwegian and Swedish form of Friðný.
Frejdis f Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Modern Danish and Swedish form of Freydís. This was first documented in Sweden in 1885.
Frenne m Swedish (Rare)
From Swedish frände, itself derived from Old Nose frændi, "(male) relative, friend".
Frid m & f Swedish, Norwegian
Variant of Fride and modern form of Fríðr.
Fride m Swedish
Short form of Fridolf or a masculine form of Frida.
Frideborg f German, Swedish
Combination of Old German fridu "peace" and burg "castle".
Fridlef m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Fridhlef.
Fridolina f German (Rare), Dutch (Rare), Flemish (Rare), Italian (Rare), Romanian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Feminine form of Fridolin. A known bearer of this name is the Swedish soccer player Fridolina Rolfö (b. 1993).
Frö m & f Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Old Swedish form of Freyr. It coincides with modern Swedish frö "seed, grain", which might explain it's modern unisex usage.
Fronika f German (Silesian, Archaic), Swedish (Archaic)
Silesian German contracted form of Veronika, the spelling reflecting the local pronunciation. This name was also found in Sweden up until the 1700s.
Frostlilja f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Derived from the Old Norse elements frost "frost" and lilja "lily".
Fulla f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Swedish, Danish
Derived from either fullr ("full") or fyl ("foal"). This is the name of a goddess in Norse mythology who acts as Frigg's handmaiden. Her name is used as a kenning for "gold" or "woman".
Fylgia f Norse Mythology, Swedish (Rare)
From Old Norse fylgja "to accompany, to follow" (compare modern Swedish följa and modern Danish and Norwegian følge). In Norse mythology a fylgia is a type of spirit who accompanies a person through their life from the day they were born... [more]
Gärd f Swedish
Variant of Gerd 2.
Gåva f Swedish (Rare)
Directly taken from Swedish gåva "gift".
Gåvan m Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Masculine form of Gåva.
Geiserik m Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish (Archaic)
Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Geiseric.
Gerdis f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Geirdís.
Gerton m Swedish (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Modern Swedish form of Gerthorn. In the Netherlands, there may also be cases where this name is a combination of the names Gert and Ton.
Gild f Swedish
Variant of Gilda.
Gilla f Medieval Scandinavian, Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Of debated origin and meaning. Some academics consider this name a short form of Gillaug, while others see it as a feminine form of Gilli... [more]
Ginna f Ancient Scandinavian, Swedish (Rare)
Short form of Ginnlaug and other names beginning with Ginn-.
Giöthilda f Swedish (Archaic)
Swedish younger form of Gauthildr.
Gissle m Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Old Swedish dialectal form of Gísl.
Git f Swedish
Diminutive of Birgitta and Margit.
Gith f Danish, Swedish
Variant of Git.
Gitt f Swedish
Variant of Git.
Gittmay f Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Git and Maj (either a short form of Maja or from Swedish name of the month of May).
Godvin m Swedish, Norwegian
Younger form of Goðvini.
Gölin f Swedish (Rare)
Dialectal variant of Gudlög predominantly found in Norrland.
Gördis f Swedish
Variant of Hjördis.
Görel f Old Swedish, Swedish
Swedish form of Gerhild.
Görgen m Swedish
Variant of Jörgen.
Göt m & f Swedish
Swedish form of Gautr.
Göthe m Swedish
Variant of Göte.
Göthild f Swedish (Rare)
Younger form of Götilda.
Götilda f Swedish (Archaic)
Younger form of Gauthildr via the variant Giöthilda.
Götmar m Swedish (Archaic), Old Swedish
Combination of the Old Norse name elements gautr "Geat, Goth" and marr "famous".
Götrik m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish modern form of Gautrekr.
Gottfrida f Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of Gottfrid.
Gotty f Swedish (Rare)
Diminutive of names beginning with the Germanic element god, such as Gottfrida and Gotthild.
Gram m Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian
Younger form of Gramr.
Grels m Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Short form of Gregers, a medieval Nordic form of Gregorius.
Gretar m Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
New combination of Gret, name element deriving from the name Greta and Germanic element hari "army".
Grim m Anglo-Saxon, Old Danish, Old Swedish, Swedish, Norwegian
Medieval form of Grímr meaning "mask, helmet", which remained popular in Anglo-Scandinavian areas well into the 12th century. This was used as another name for the Norse god Odin... [more]
Gude m & f Swedish
Variant of Gautr or diminutive of names containing the element gud ("god" or "good").
Gudmar m Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare, Archaic), Old Swedish
Modern form of Guðmarr, an Old Norse name derived from the Old Norse name elements goðr "god" and mærr "famous".
Gudveig f Norwegian, Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian and Swedish form of Guðveig.
Guit f Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Git.
Gul m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Short form of GuðulfR.
Gullan f Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Gull, Gunilla, or Gurli. A nickname bearer is Swedish children's musician Elin Gunhild "Gullan" Bornemark (1927-).
Gullef m Swedish (Archaic)
Modern Swedish form of Guðleifr via the Old Swedish form Gudhlef.
Gullevi f Swedish
Variant of Guðví or combination of gull "gold" and "home, temple, sanctuary".
Gulli m & f Ancient Scandinavian, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Old Norse short form of Guðleifr and a Scandinavian variant of Gulla.
Gullik m Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Swedish and Norwegian form of Guðleikr.
Gullmar m Swedish
Variant of Gudmar.
Gullveig f Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Of debated origin and meaning. Theories include a variant of Guðveig and a combination of gull "gold" with an obscure name element veig... [more]
Gullvi f Swedish
Variant of Gullevi.
Gullvig f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Gullveig.
Gullviva f Swedish (Rare)
Directly taken from Swedish gullviva (literally "golden hood"), the term for the cowslip flower (Primula veris in Latin).
Gumme m Swedish (Archaic), Old Swedish
From Old Swedish gumme "husband, man". Also a diminutive of names like Gudhmar and Gudmund.
Gunbjörn m Swedish (Archaic)
Newer form of Gunbiorn not used in Modern Swedish.
Gund f Swedish
Variant of Gun.
Gunde m Swedish
Male form of Gunda.
Gunderik m Dutch, Frisian, Norwegian (Archaic), Swedish (Archaic)
Dutch, Frisian, Norwegian and Swedish form of Gunderic.
Gundis f German (Rare), Swedish
Probably a short form of Gundula and Swedish form of Gunndís.
Gundo m Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Latinized form of Gunde.
Gundobad m Ancient Germanic, Dutch, German, Polish, Swedish (Archaic), History
Variant of Gundebad. Gundobad was a 5th-century Burgundian king.
Gunlis f Swedish
Swedish combination of gunnr "battle", "fight" and Lisa.
Gunlöd f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Gunnlǫð.
Gunlög f Swedish
Swedish variant of Gunnlaug.
Gunmari f Swedish
Variant of Gunmarie.
Gunmarie f Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Gun and Marie. Most often spelled with a hyphen, Gun-Marie.
Gunna f Medieval Scandinavian, Old Danish, Old Swedish, Danish, Swedish (Rare), Faroese
Old Norse pet form of names containing the name element GUNN (see also Gunni) and a pet form of Guðrún.
Gunneborg f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish variant of Gunborg.
Gunnela f Swedish
Younger form of Gunnila.
Gunno m Swedish
Latinized form of Gunne.
Gunnro m Norwegian, Swedish
Norwegian younger form of Gunnfrøðr.
Gunolf m Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Swedish form of the Old Norse name Gunnólfr (also found as Gunnúlfr) which was derived from the elements gunnr "war" and úlfr "wolf" (making it a cognate of Gundulf).
Gunsan f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish diminutive of Gun.
Gunsten m Old Swedish, Old Danish, Swedish (Modern)
Old Swedish, Swedish and Old Danish form of Gunnstæinn.
Gunveig f Swedish
Swedish form of Gunnveig.
Gunvi f Swedish
Combination of Old Norse name elements gunnr "battle" and vígja "to consecrate, to dedicate to God". This name was coined in the 20th century.
Gunvig f Swedish
Swedish form of Gunnveig.
Gurli f Danish, 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]
Gurra m Swedish
Diminutive of Gustaf. It's occasionally been used as a diminutive of Gunnar.
Gustafva f Swedish
Variant of Gustava.
Gustava f Dutch (Rare), Finnish (Rare), German (Rare), Italian (Rare), Lithuanian (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Spanish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of Gustaaf (Dutch), Gustav (German and Scandinavian), Gustavas (Lithuanian) and Gustavo (Italian, Spanish and Portuguese).... [more]
Gusten m & f Swedish
Combination of Old Swedish gudh "god" and stēn "stone". This is the modern form of the Old Swedish name Gudhsten, ultimately derived from Old Norse Guðstæinn. It's also a diminutive of Gustav and Gustava.
Gusti f & m Swedish (Rare)
Pet form of names beginning with Gust- or ending with -gust and Swedish form of Gusta.
Gute m Old Danish, Old Swedish, Swedish
Variant of either Guti or Goti.
Gya f Swedish (Archaic)
Dialectal form of Gyda and Gyrid found in the late 1600s and throughout the 1700s in Scania and Blekinge.
Gylfe m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Gylfi.
Gyridh f Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Old Swedish form of Gyríðr.
Hadar m Swedish
Combination of Old Norse name elements hǫð "battle" and herr "army".
Haidi f Swedish, Danish, Arabic (Egyptian), Italian (Rare)
Variant of Heidi. Haidi Giulani is the mother of Carlo Giulani who was shot dead during the G8 summit in Genova, Italy in 2001. She later became a politician and member of the Senate of Italy.
Hälge m Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Helge. Hälge is the name of a cartoon moose in Sweden, from Swedish älg meaning "moose".
Hallny f Swedish
Swedish form of Hallný.
Hannalena f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish combination of Hanna and Lena.
Haqvin m Swedish (Rare)
From from the Old Norse name Hákon via Latin Haquinus.
Härjulf m Old Swedish, Swedish
Old Swedish form of Hæriulfr.
Härold m Swedish
Swedish variant of Herold.
Hati m & f Norse Mythology, Swedish (Rare), Finnish, Ancient Scandinavian
Means "despiser, hater". In Norse mythology Hati is a wolf who pursues the moon. He is the son of Hróðvitnir (another name for Fenrir), the father of Hrímgarðr, and the brother of Skǫll, who pursues the sun.
Heid f Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Younger form of Heiðr.
Heléne f Swedish, Hungarian
Hungarian form and Swedish variant of Helene.
Helfrid f 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).
Helger m Old Swedish, Swedish, Estonian
Old Swedish form of Hæilgæirr and Swedish variant of Helge.
Helgo m Danish, Swedish
Latinized form of Helge.
Helina f Swedish (Rare), Estonian (Rare)
Swedish and Estonian variant of Helena. As an Estonian name, Helina is also associated with Estonian helin “tinkling” (compare Helinä).
Helmy f Swedish
Variant of Helmi.
Helna f Swedish (Rare)
Contracted form of Helena (compare Elna).
Helny f Swedish
New combination of heil "holy" and ny "new". It could also be a pet name for Helen or Helena. ... [more]
Helvi f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish contraction of Hellevi.
Hendrietta f Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Variant of Henrietta, used in Sweden as early as 1675 (predating Sweden's earliest documented usage of Henriette in 1729).
Henfrid m Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Swedish combination of heimr "home, house" and friðr "love, peace".
Henke m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Henrik.
Henric m Gascon, Swedish (Rare)
Gascon form of Henry and Swedish variant of Henrik.
Henrick m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish variant of Henrik.
Herborg f Ancient Scandinavian, Old Swedish, Faroese, Norwegian, Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Icelandic
Derived from Old Norse harja or herr "army" combined with Old Norse björg "protection, help".
Herdis f Danish, Norwegian, Icelandic, Swedish (Rare)
Younger form of the Old Norse name Herdís, derived from herr "army" and dís "goddess", as well as a variant of Hjørdis.
Hergot m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Hergautr.
Herje m Swedish (Rare)
Short form of names beginning with Old Norse name elements Här- or Her- meaning "army".
Herloff m Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Norwegian variant of Herlof.
Herlog m Swedish
Swedish modern form of Härlög.
Hermod m Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Modern Danish, Swedish and Norwegian form of Herimot.
Hervor f Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Medieval Scandinavian
Swedish and Norwegian form of Hervǫr. This was the name of two heroines in the 'Hervarar saga', written in the 13th century. It also appears in 'Landnámabók' (in chapter 10, belonging to Hervor, daughter of Þórgerðr Eylaugsdóttir).
Hildar m Norwegian (Rare), Icelandic (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Faroese
Derived from the Old Norse elements hildr "battle" and arr "warrior".
Hildeborg f Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Derived from Old Norse hildr "battle" combined with Old Norse björg "protection, help".
Hilder m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish masculine form of Hildr.
Hilderik m Dutch, Norwegian (Archaic), Swedish (Archaic)
Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Hilderic.
Hildor m Swedish (Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name element hildr "battle" and Tor.
Hildura f Norwegian (Archaic), Swedish (Rare)
Dialectal variant of Hildur recorded in Troms.
Hilla f Swedish
Of debated origin and meaning. Current theories include a variant of Hilda and a Swedish form of Danish Helle.
Hilmer m Swedish
Variant of Hilmar.
Hjalle m Swedish
Diminutive of Hjalmar.
Hjert m Swedish
Variant of Gert.
Högne m Swedish
Swedish form of Høghne.
Holmfrid m & f Swedish
Combination of Old Norse name elements holmr "small island" and friðr "peace" or fríðr "beautiful, beloved". The name was originally a feminine name, but is nowadays almost exclusively masculine.
Holsten m Swedish (Rare)
Modern Swedish form of Holmsten.
Hother m Danish, Swedish
Danish and Swedish form of Hǫðr.
Huge m Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Danish and Swedish form of Hugi.
Humla f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Directly taken from Swedish humla "bumblebee".
Ibba f Swedish (Rare)
Younger form of Ybba.
Idabritt f Swedish (Rare)
Very rare combination of Ida and Britt.
Idali f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Of debated origin and meaning. Current theories include a combination of Ida and the popular name suffix -li (compare Novalie), a short form of Idalina and Idalisa as well as a short form of Idalia.
Idalie f French, Dutch, Swedish (Rare)
French form and Swedish variant of Idalia.
Idamaja f Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Ida and Maja.
Idar m Norwegian, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Possibly intended to be a masculine form of Ida created by combining the Old Norse element "industrious, work, activity" (compare the Germanic element id) and the common name suffix -r, taken from Norse arr "warrior" or herr "army".
Idolf m Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of "industrious" and ulfr "wolf".
Idor m Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of "industrious" and þórr "thunder".
Ika f Swedish
Short form of names ending in -ika, like Veronika and Ulrika.
Ildibad m Ancient Germanic, Dutch, English, German, Norwegian (Archaic), Swedish (Archaic), History
Variant spelling of Hildebad. Ildibad was a 6th-century king of the Ostrogoths in Italy.
Ilian m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Aegidius, via Gilgen or Ilgen.
Iliana f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Variant of Juliana and feminine form of Ilian.
Ilsebill f German, Swedish (Rare)
German variant of Elisabet and Ilsebet.
Imber f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish dialectal variant form of Ingeborg found in Norrland.
Imbor f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish dialectal variant form of Ingeborg.
Immie f English, Swedish, German
Diminutive of names begining with Im or Irm, such as Imogen, Irma and Irmhild.
Indina f Swedish
Variant of Indine.
Ingalill f Swedish
Combination of Inga and Lill. It was originally a diminutive meaning "little Inga".
Ingalis f Swedish
Variant of Ingalisa.
Ingalisa f Swedish
Swedish form of Ingelise.
Ingalise f Swedish
Swedish variant of Ingelise.
Ingaliss f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish variant of Ingelise.
Ingamaj f Swedish
Combination of Inga and maj "May".
Ingar m & f Swedish, Norwegian
Female variant of Inger or a male variant of Ingvar.
Ingbor f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish dialectal variant form of Ingeborg.
Ingebor f Swedish (Rare)
Dialectal variant of Ingeborg.
Ingela f Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Originally derived from Old Swedish Ingel (und thus ultimately from Ingjäl), folk etymology sometimes considers this name a form of Ingalill ("little Inga").
Ingemarie f Danish, Swedish
Combination of Ing and Marie or feminine form of Ingemar.