Swedish Submitted Names

Swedish names are used in the country of Sweden in northern Europe. See also about Scandinavian names.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Ingemarie f Danish, Swedish
Combination of Ing and Marie or feminine form of Ingemar.
Ingemo f Swedish
Modern form of Ingemodh, traditionally found in Småland.
Ingemund m Old Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Swedish, Manx (Archaic)
Old Swedish form of Ingimundr which was also used on the Isle of Man.
Ingert f Swedish
Younger form of Ingerth or variant of Inger.
Ingerth f Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Old Swedish variant of Ingiärd.
Ingerun f Old Swedish, Swedish
Old Swedish and modern form of Ingirún.
Ingevald m Old Swedish, Swedish
Old Swedish and younger form of Ingivaldr.
Inggerd f Swedish
Variant of Ingert.
Ingild m & f Swedish
Variant of Inghild.
Ingjäl f Swedish (Archaic)
Dialectal variant of Ingegärd.
Inglis f Swedish
Contracted form of Ingelise.
Inglise f Swedish
Swedish variant of Ingelise.
Ingmaj f Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Ing and maj "May".
Ingmarie f Swedish
Combination of Ing and Marie.
Ingri f Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Norwegian and Swedish dialectal variant of Ingrid.
Ingride f Old Swedish, Swedish (Archaic), Portuguese
Old Swedish variant of Ingrid which was still occasionally recorded in the early 1900s, as well as the Portuguese form of Ingrid.
Ingrun f German (Rare), Norwegian, Swedish
Formed from the Germanic name elements Ing (the name of a god) and run "secret; rune".
Ingvald m Norwegian, Swedish
Combination of Ing and Old Norse "valdr" "power, ruler".
Ingvard m Norwegian, Danish, Swedish (Rare)
Derived from the name of the Germanic god Ing combined with the Old Norse element vardr "guardian".
Ingvor f Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of Ing and the Old Norse name element vár "spring".
Irenes f Swedish
Swedish variant of Irene.
Irjan m Norwegian, Swedish
Variant form of Yrjan.
Irna f English (Rare), Swedish, Danish
Variant of Erna 2. Irna Phillips (July 1, 1901 – December 23, 1973) was an American scriptwriter, screenwriter, casting agent and actress... [more]
Isa f Swedish (Modern), Danish, Finnish, Norwegian
From the germanic element is "Ice" with the feminine suffix -a. In Swedish the name literally means ice in verbal form. Which means that something has frozen solid or has been covered in ice. It can also be a short for of names that end in -isa... [more]
Isagel f Swedish (Rare), Literature, Astronomy
Isagel is a fictional character and spaceship pilot appearing in Swedish author Harry Martinson's poem of science fiction 'Aniara', published in 1956. Isagel is also the name of an exoplanet (HD 102956 b) orbiting the star Aniara (HD 102956).
Isodora f Swedish
Variant of Isidora.
Ivald m Norwegian, Swedish
Very rare form of Ívaldi.
Ivanne f French, Swedish
Variant of Ivana, or a combination of Ivana and Anne.
Ivert m Swedish, Norwegian
Variant form of Iver or a variant form of Sivert.
Izabell f Hungarian (Rare), Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Hungarian variant of Izabel and Swedish variant of Isabel.
Jacke m Swedish
Diminutive of Jakob.
Jacobe f Danish, Swedish
Variant of Jakobe.
Jahn m Norwegian, Swedish
Variant of Jan.
Jakim m Russian, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish
Russian variant transcription of Yakim, and Scandinavian variant of Joachim.
Jalle m Swedish
Diminutive of Jarl or variant of Hjalle.
Janeck m Danish, Swedish
Variant of Janek.
Janerik m Swedish
Combination of Jan 1 and Erik. Most often spelled with a hyphen, Jan-Erik.
Jannes m Dutch, Flemish, German (Rare), Limburgish, East Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare), West Frisian, Danish (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Dutch, Flemish, Frisian, Limburgish and (Low) German short form of Johannes, which has also seen some use in Scandinavia.
Jannika f Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), German (Modern)
Scandinavian variant of Jannike and German feminine form of Jannik.
Janrik m Swedish
Combination of Jan and ríkr "mighty, distinguished, rich".
Jansine f Swedish, Danish
Feminine form of Jan.
Januari m Swedish, Dutch
Swedish and Dutch form of Januarius.
Janus m Dutch (Rare), Flemish (Rare), Limburgish (Rare), West Frisian (Rare), Danish, Finnish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Dutch, Flemish, Limburgish and West Frisian short form of Adrianus and sometimes also of Johannes (which is also found spelled as Johannus)... [more]
Jari m Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse jara "quarrel", or a Finnish pet form of Jarmo. This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
Jarla f Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of Jarl.
Jelina f East Frisian (Rare, Archaic), Swedish (Rare)
Archaic elaboration of East Frisian Jela that was recorded in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Jennika f English (Modern, Rare), Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
English variant of Jennica, as well as a Swedish diminutive of Jenny, influenced by Annika.
Jensa f Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Faroese, English (Rare)
Feminine form of Jens which also saw some usage in the English-speaking world.
Jesaja m Biblical, Swedish (Rare), Dutch, German
Dutch, German, and Swedish form of Isaiah.
Jesenia f Norwegian (Archaic), Swedish (Rare)
Scandinavian adoption and adaption of Gesine.
Joa m Swedish, Finnish
Short form of Joachim.
Joa f Swedish, Danish, Finnish
Variant form of Jo.
Joacim m Swedish
Swedish form of Joachim.
Joar m Swedish, Norwegian
Modern form of the Old (West) Norse name Jóarr, which meant "warrior on a horse" from the Old Norse elements jór "stallion" and arr "warrior".
Jocke m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Joakim.
Joh m & f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Variant of Jo.
Johar m Norwegian, Swedish, Danish
Norwegian variant of Joar.
Johild f Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Combination of jór "horse" and hildr "battle; fight".
Jojakim m Dutch, German, Norwegian, Polish, Swedish
Dutch, German, Norwegian, Polish and Swedish form of Jehoiakim. This name is not used in Norway or Sweden, but it appears in the Swedish and Norwegian translations of the Bible.
Jojakin m Norwegian, Polish, Swedish
Norwegian, Polish and Swedish form of Jehoiachin. This name appears in the Swedish and Norwegian translations of the Bible, but is not used as a given name in Sweden or Norway.
Jojje m Swedish (Rare)
Diminutive of Jöns and Georg.
Jona m Croatian, Serbian, Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Sorbian
Croatian, Serbian, Sorbian and Scandinavian form of Jonah.
Jona f Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Faroese
Feminine form of Jon as well as a short form of Johanna and its variants.
Jonella f Swedish (Rare)
Elaboration of Jona.
Jonte m German, Swedish
German diminutive of Johann and Swedish diminutive of names starting with Jon-, such as Jon and Jonatan.
Jord f & m Swedish, Norwegian
Swedish modern feminine form of of Jǫrð and Norwegian male dialectal variant form of Gjord.
Josabeth f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish corruption of Jochebed as well as a combination of Josefine and Elisabeth.
Josafat m Swedish
Variant of Josaphat.
Joshi f Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of Joshy
Josia m Dutch (Rare), German (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Dutch, German, Finnish and Swedish form of the Hebrew name Yoshiyahu (see Josiah).
Jossan f Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Josefin.
Julle f & m Swedish
Diminutive of names starting with Ju-, such as Julia and Julius.
Junis m Swedish (Archaic)
Old Swedish form of Jonis.
Juva f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Meaning unknown. Possibly related to the Swedish word ljuv meaning "lovely, sweet, pleasant".
Kåge m Swedish (Rare)
Originally a pet form of names starting with K and G such as Karl-Göran and Karl-Gustaf.
Kajsalisa f Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Kajsa and Lisa.
Kako m Swedish
Diminutive of Karlgustav.
Källa f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Modern form of Kiälla or taken directly from the Swedish word källa "source (of a stream of water)".
Kalmar m Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Icelandic (Rare), Swedish (Archaic), Finnish (Rare), Estonian
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Theories include a variant of Kalman and an adoption of the Swedish place name Kalmar in Småland and Uppland.
Kämpe m Swedish (Rare)
From Swedish kämpe meaning "fighter".
Karenus m Swedish
Masculine form of Karen.
Karles m Norwegian, Swedish, Icelandic
Nordic variant of Charles.
Karlgustav m Swedish (Rare)
Very rare combination of Karl and Gustav. More commonly spelled with a hyphen, Karl-Gustav, or with a space between the names, Karl Gustav.
Karljohan m Swedish (Rare)
Rare combination of Karl and Johan. More commonly spelled with a hyphen, Karl-Johan, or with a space between the names, Karl Johan.
Karlot m Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Norwegian and Swedish spelling of Charlot and male form of Karlotte.
Karna f Norwegian (Rare), Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare, Archaic), Danish (Rare, Archaic)
Known since the 15th century, Karna was used as a variant of Karin in the southern parts of Sweden and as a variant of Karen in the eastern parts of Denmark... [more]
Karolin f German (Rare), Swedish, Hungarian, Estonian, Banat Swabian
Swedish and Hungarian variant of Karolina and German variant of Karoline, reflecting the French pronunciation of Caroline.
Katerin f Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Old Swedish variant of Katerina.
Katerine f Medieval English, Medieval Welsh, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Variant of Katerina as well as a Scandinavian spelling of French Catherine.
Käti f Swedish
Variant of Käthe.
Katti f Danish, Swedish
Variant of Kati.
Kattis f Swedish
Short form of Katarina, Katrin and Katrina.
Kätty f Swedish
Variant of Käti.
Kejla f Polish, Jewish, Yiddish, Russian, Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Polish and Lithuanian spelling of Kayla, this form was far more common among Jews in Eastern Europe before it was overrode by its anglicized form of Kayla in the 1980s... [more]
Kennert m Swedish
Variant of Kenneth, perhaps inspired by names like Evert and Robert.
Kenta m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Kent and Kenneth.
Kerstina f Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Kerstin and Kristina tradtionally found in Scania.
Ketty f Danish, Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Scandinavian variant of Kitty.
Keyla f English, Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Swedish phonetic spelling of Kayla as well as an English variant.
Kiälla f Swedish (Archaic)
Obsolete Swedish dialectal variant form of Kätilög and female form of Kjell.
Kicki f Swedish
Diminutive of Kristina and its variants.
Kid m & f Swedish
Variant of Kidd.
Kiddie f Swedish, Danish
Feminine form of Kidd.
Kikkan f Swedish, Norwegian, English
Diminutive of Kristina rarely used as a full given name.
Kikki f Swedish
Diminutive of Kristina and its variants.
Kitta f Danish, Finnish, Swedish
Finnish form of Gitta, sometimes used as a diminutive of Kristiina.
Kjartan m Danish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Faroese, Swedish
Younger form of Mýrkjartan as well as a Scandinavian form of Certán.
Kjelle m Swedish
Diminutive of Kjell.
Kjellina f Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of Kjell.
Kjellrun f Norwegian, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare)
A relatively modern Scandinavian name, it is derived from Old Norse kettil "kettle, cauldron" (see also Kettil) and Old Norse rún "secret lore."
Klabbe m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Klas.
Klasse m Swedish
Diminutive of Klas.
Kolbjörn m Icelandic, Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Icelandic and Swedish form of Old Norse Kolbjǫrn.
Kolbrun f Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Danish, Norwegian and Swedish form of Kolbrún.
Konstancia f Swedish (Rare), Hungarian
Hungarian feminine form of Konstantin and Swedish variant of Constantia.
Krille m Swedish
Diminutive of Kristian and Kristoffer.
Krisse f & m Swedish, Finnish
Variant of Chris.
Kristiana f Bulgarian, Croatian, Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Kashubian
Scandinavian variant and Croatian and Kashubian form of Christiana as well as a Bulgarian variant transcription of Кристиана (see Kristiyana).
Kristoff m English, Popular Culture, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Flemish
Variant of Christoph. This is the name of Kristoff Bjorgman from Frozen.
Krusmynta f Swedish (Rare), Literature
From the Swedish name for a type of mint, known as curly mint in English. This is one of the middle names of Pippi Långstrump (English: Pippi Longstocking), full name Pippilotta Viktualia Rullgardina Krusmynta Efraimsdotter Långstrump, a character invented by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren.
Kurre m Swedish, Finnish
Diminutive of Kurt.
Kyrre m Norwegian, Swedish, Danish
Younger form of Kyrri.
Labolina f Swedish (Modern), Popular Culture
Probably as a feminine form of Laban. 'Lilla spöket Laban' (known in English as 'The Little Ghost Godfrey') is a Swedish children's book character. Labolina is the name Laban's little sister.
Lajla f Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Bosnian variant spelling of Lejla and Scandinavian variant spelling of Laila.
Lamberth m Swedish
Variant of Lambert.
Larissia f Swedish
Variant of Larissa.
Larsa m Swedish
Diminutive of Lars.
Lava f Swedish
Short form of Olava.
Lave m & f Swedish
Variant of Lage and Lava.
Leckard m Swedish
Younger Swedish form of Lechardus.
Lefa m Swedish, Finnish
A diminutive of Leif.
Leffe m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Leif.
Leija f Swedish (Modern), Finnish (Rare), Estonian (Rare)
Finnish variant of Lea. The name coincides with the Finnish word leija "kite".
Lek m Old Swedish, Swedish
Old Swedish form of Leikr.
Levine f Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Of debated origin and meaning. Current theories include a feminine form of Levi, a feminine form of Levin and a truncated form of Olevine.
Li f Swedish
Short form of names starting, containing, or ending with li. In some cases it may be seen as a strictly feminine form of Lee.
Lida f Russian, Ukrainian, Danish (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Short form of Lidia or Lidiya. In Scandinavia it has also been used as a short form of Alida and other names ending in -lida.
Liff f Danish, Swedish
Danish and Swedish form of Líf.
Lill f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Based on the Swedish word lilla meaning "little". It is also used as a diminutive of Elisabet (compare Lilly) and other names containing li, e.g., Cecilia, Emilia, Julie, Karolina, Olivia, etc... [more]
Lillebil f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of Lill and an unknown second element.
Lillebror m Swedish
Means "little brother" in Swedish.
Lillegerd f Swedish (Rare)
Means "little Gerd" or "little enclosure", first used in Sweden in 1921.
Lilleman m Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Means "little man" in Swedish. Combination of lille "little" and man "man".
Lillemor f Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Originally a Norwegian name, which is derived from Norwegian lille, the weak declension of liten, "little" (ultimately from Old Norse lítill) and mor "mother" (ultimately from Old Norse móðir).
Lillevi f Swedish
From the Swedish word lilla "little" combined with the popular name suffix vi, found in such names as Alvi, Åsvi, Hillevi, Kjellvi and Torvi... [more]
Lillmor f Swedish
Variant of Lillemor.
Lindis f Norwegian, Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
Norwegian form of Líndís as well as of Linddís. This name is also occasionally used as a truncated form of Germanic names ending in -lindis.
Lindorm m Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Combination of Old Swedish linnr "dragon" and ormber "snake".
Lineus m Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Linnéus which is derived from the surname Linnaeus.
Linna f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Variant of both Lina 2 and Linn.
Linnar m Swedish (Rare)
Dialectal variant of Lindor, itself a short form of Lindorm.
Linné m Swedish
Masculine form of Linnéa. It is also used as a surname (see Linné).
Linneus m Swedish
Variant of Lineus.
Linni f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
Diminutive of Linnea and other similar names.... [more]
Lisabet f Swedish, Norwegian
Truncated form of Elisabet.
Lisabeth f German, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Alsatian
German and Alsatian truncated form of Elisabeth and Scandinavian variant of Lisabet.
Lisbeta f Swedish (Archaic)
Swedish variant of Lisbet.
Lisbetta f Swedish (Archaic)
Swedish variant of Lisbet.
Lisen f Swedish
Short form of Elizabeth
Lisken f Swedish (Archaic)
Archaic Swedish, Frisian and Low German diminutive of Elisabet.... [more]
Liss m & f Swedish
Dialectal name from Dalarna, Sweden meaning "small". ... [more]
Lisse f Dutch (Rare), Danish (Rare), English (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Literature
It is used in the science fiction novel Invitation to the Game as the name of the main character. It is also the name of a fine gauze fabric.
Lisskulla f Swedish (Rare)
Means "little girl" in Dalmål or Dalecarlian, a group of dialects spoken in Dalarna, Sweden. It corresponds with Elfdalian liss-, combining form of litn "little" (cf. Liss), and kulla "girl".
Lita f Danish, Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
From Norwegian liten, lita meaning "small, little". Also a diminutive of Elisabet.
Liten f Swedish (Modern, Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Variant of Lita. Also means "small, little" in Swedish and Norwegian.
Lizza f Italian, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Swedish and Danish form of Lissa and English variant of Lizzie.
Loa f English (American), Swedish (Rare)
Anglicization of the Icelandic name for the English golden plover.
Loa m Swedish (Modern)
Possibly an elaboration of Lo or rare diminutive of Lars-Olof and Carl Johan (see Carljohan)... [more]
Loja f Swedish, Finnish
A famous bearer is Loja Saarinen (born Minna Carolina Louise Gesellius, 1879–1968), a Finnish-American textile artist, sculptor and wife of the architect Eliel Saarinen (1873–1950).
Lollo f & m Swedish
Diminutive of Louise and Charlotte. The name is occasionally, albeit very rarely, used by males.
Lona f Danish, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Danish short form of Abelone and Magdelone. This name is occasionally also considered a contracted form of Leonie, Leona and Leonia.
Lorang m Swedish, Norwegian
Transferred use of the surname Lorang.
Lorina f English (Rare), Italian (Rare), Romanian (Rare), Albanian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Hungarian, Croatian
Italian elaboration of Lora and variant of Laurina as well as a Scandinavian feminine form of Lorens... [more]
Lott f Swedish
Short form of Lotte.
Lotten f Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Charlotta.
Lovelia f Swedish (Modern)
Elaboration of Lova.
Lovi f Swedish
Variant of Lova.
Lovina f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Elaborated form of Lova.
Lowe m Swedish
Variant of Love.
Lunabelle f Swedish (Modern, Rare), English (Modern, Rare)
Invented name, a combination of Luna and Belle. This name has been given to 37 babies in the United States.
Lusi f Old Swedish, Swedish (Archaic)
Vernacular form of Lucia.
Lussa f Swedish (Archaic), Old Swedish
Dialectal variant of Lucia recorded in Jämtland.
Lusse f Swedish (Archaic)
Vernacular form of Lucia.
Luzilla f German (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
A German and Swedish form of Lucilla.
Lycka f Swedish (Modern)
Directly taken from Swedish lycka "happiness; luck".
Lydert m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Lüdert.
Madde f Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Madeleine.