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.
Madelene f Swedish, Norwegian
Scandinavian variant of Madeleine reflecting the French pronunciation.
Madicken f Swedish, Literature
Madicken (called Maggie in the English translation) is a fictional character created by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren for her children's novel of the same name. The titular character was named after Astrid's childhood friend Ann-Marie, whose nickname was Madicken... [more]
Maggan f Swedish
Diminutive of Margareta.
Magnilla f Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Swedish variant of Magnill predominantly recorded in Scania.
Magny f Norwegian, Danish, Swedish
Norwegian form of Magný.
Mailis f Finnish, Danish, Swedish, Estonian
Scandinavian variant of Majlis and Estonian contraction of Mai and Lis.
Maine f Swedish
Possibly a variant of Maina or Majny.
Mainor f Swedish
Variant of Majnor.
Mait f Swedish
Swedish dialectal (Dalecarlian) variant of Marit.
Majbritt f Danish, Swedish
Recently coined name, the first element taken from Maja (or possibly from Maj, the Swedish name for the month of May), and the second element taken from the name Britta... [more]
Majfrid f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish combination of Maja and fríðr "beautiful", originally "beloved".
Majgärd f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish variant of Majgerd.
Majgerd f Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Maj and garðr "enclosure", "protection".
Majgret f Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Maja and Greta.
Majgull f Swedish
Combination of Maj and Gull. The second element could be also influenced by the Scandinavian word gull meaning "gold" or also a contraction of gullig, a Swedish word meaning "sweetie; cute".... [more]
Majgun f Swedish
Combination of Maj and gunnr "battle", "fight".
Majlene f Swedish
Variant of Majlena.
Majli f Swedish (Rare)
Meaning uncertain. Possibly a diminutive of Maja or a variant of the Estonian names Maili and Maila.
Majlill f Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Maja and Swedish lilla "little".
Majlis f Swedish, Finnish, Danish (Rare)
Combination of Maj, which is either a diminutive of Maja or taken directly from maj the Swedish name for the month of May, and Lis.
Majne f Swedish
Variant of Maine or Majny.
Majnor f Swedish
Swedish name with the combination of Maja and norðr "north".
Majny f Swedish
Combination of Swedish maj meaning "(month of) May" and ny "new".
Majrid f Swedish
Variant of Majfrid.
Majsa f Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Old Swedish variant of Maja and Maj.
Majsan f Swedish
Diminutive of Maja, rarely used as a first name.
Majt f Swedish
Variant of Mait.
Majvi f Swedish
Combination Swedish maj meaning "(month of) May" and the Old Norse name element "devoted, dedicated".
Majvor f Swedish
Formed from Swedish Maj meaning "(month of) May" and vor, derived from vár "spring". (Alternatively vor may be identical with the suffix common in Old Norse feminine names, possibly derived from either vår "careful" (making it a relative of Gunvor) or warja "defender".) It was first used in Sweden in 1910 (or "around the 18th century", according to another source).
Mali f Norwegian, Swedish
Dialectal variant of Malin.
Malina f Swedish (Latinized)
Latinized form of Malin.
Malkolm m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of Malcolm.
Malla f Finnish, Swedish
Short form of various names including Amalia, Maria, Magdalena and Matilda... [more]
Malva f Swedish, Finnish (Rare), German, Danish, Spanish (Latin American)
Short form of Malvina. It may be partly inspired by Latin, Swedish and Finnish malva "mallow, hollyhock (flower)".
Mandis f Swedish
Swedish variant of Manda.
Mandus m Swedish
Variant of Amandus.
Mange m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Magnus.
Manne m Swedish, Old Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Emanuel and Manfred as well as an Old Swedish variant of Manni.
Månstråle f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Means "moonbeam" in Swedish.
Månviva f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
From Swedish månviva meaning "moonlight primrose".
Marck m Danish (Rare), Dutch (Rare), English (Rare), Swedish (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
Danish, Dutch, English, Swedish and West Frisian variant spelling of Mark.
Märet f Swedish (Rare)
Younger form of Märeta.
Margau f Swedish
Swedish variant of Margaux.
Margeta f Swedish (Archaic)
Variant of Marghit (compare Marget) and contracted form of Margareta.
Margott f Swedish
Variant of Margot.
Margret f Icelandic, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Faroese, English, German, Dutch, Scots (Archaic), Medieval Scottish, Alsatian
Variant of Margaret, Margreta, Margareta as well as a modern Icelandic and Faroese form of Margrét as well as a German and Alsatian contracted form of Margarete.
Märit f Swedish
Old Swedish form of Marit or Märta.
Marith f Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish (Rare), German (Modern, Rare)
Dutch variant of Mariet as well as a variant spelling of the Scandinavian name Marit.
Marola f Swedish
Variant of Marula.
Marre m & f Swedish, Dutch
Diminutive of names starting with Mar-.
Märtha f Swedish
Variant of Märta. Notable bearers include Princess Märtha of Sweden (1901-1954), the mother of Norway's current king (Harald V), and Princess Märtha Louise of Norway (1971-), her granddaughter.
Märy f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish phonetic spelling of Mary.
Maths m Swedish
Variant of Mats.
Matte m Swedish
Diminutive of Mattias.
Mattes m Swedish, Alsatian
Swedish variant of Mattis as well as an Alsatian short form of Mattheus.
Matthes m Swedish
Variant of Mattes.
Mattilda f English (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Corsican
English and Swedish variant and Corsican form of Matilda.
Mattis f Swedish (Rare)
Diminutive of Matilda.
Mauritz m German, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
German short form of of Mauritius.
Maxida f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Originally a stage name of Swedish-Sami musician and activist Ida Amanda Märak (1988-).
Maygreth f Swedish
Variant of Majgret.
Maylill f Swedish
Variant of Majlill.
Maynor f Swedish
Variant of Majnor.
Mea f Finnish (Modern), Swedish
Variant of Mia, likely influenced by Latin meus "mine" (feminine mea). It was first recorded in Sweden in 1858.
Mean f Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Mea.
Mektild f Swedish (Archaic)
Swedish borrowing of Mechthild.
Melius m Swedish
Short form of Emelius.
Melwin m Swedish
Variant of Melvin.
Merituuli f Finnish, Swedish (Rare)
Combiantion of Meri and Tuuli.
Mi m & f English, Portuguese, Swedish
A diminutive of Maria. ... [more]
Mian f Danish, Swedish
Diminutive of Mia.
Mickael m Swedish (Modern, Rare), French
Swedish variant of Mikael and French variant of Mickaël.
Micke m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Mikael.
Mikina f Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of Mikkel.
Mildgerd f Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish mild "mild" and Gerd 2 "enclosure".
Mildor m Norwegian (Archaic), Swedish (Rare)
Norwegian name with the combination of mildr "mild" and þórr "thunder".
Milea f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Mile, itself a variant of Mila as well as a short form of various names containing the element -mile-.
Milgärd f Swedish
Variant of Milgerd.
Milgerd f Swedish (Rare)
Variant form of Mildgerd.
Mili f Swedish
Diminutive of Mila.
Miliam m Swedish (Modern)
Short form of Maximiliam (compare Milian).
Millan f Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Milla.
Millgerd f Swedish
Variant of Milgerd.
Milliam m Swedish
Short form of Maximilliam.
Mima f Swedish
Variant of Mimi.
Mimer m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Mímir.
Minda f Norwegian, Swedish, Danish (Rare)
Contracted form of Melinda as well as a truncated form of both Aminda and Eminda.
Minelle f Swedish (Modern)
Possibly an elaboration of Mina 1.
Mingus m Swedish
Diminutive of Dominicus.
Minka f Norwegian, Finnish, Hungarian, Polish, Swedish, Slovene
Diminutive of Mina 1, a short form of Vilhelmina, Wilhelmina, Hermine, Romina and other names containing mina or mine... [more]
Minou f Swedish (Modern)
Possibly a variant of Minoo or Milou.
Mio m Swedish (Modern), Literature
From the book "Mio, my Mio" by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren. Mio is the name of the main character, a young boy.... [more]
Miramis f Swedish (Rare), Literature
Truncares form of Semiramis. This is the name of Mio's horse in the children's book Mio, min Mio (1954) by Astrid Lindgren.
Mirijam f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Sorbian, Slovene
Swedish and Norwegian variant and Sorbian form of Miriam and Slovene variant of Mirjam.
Mirre f Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Mirjam.
Moltas m Swedish (Modern)
Swedish name of uncertain meaning. This was the nickname of Swedish entertainer Moltas Erikson (real name Jan Henning Erikson).
Monalis f Swedish
Short form of Monalisa.
Monja f German, Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Croatian (Rare), Afrikaans, Dutch
Variant transcription of Russian Моня (see Monya).
Morgongåva f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Swedish combination of morgon "morning" and gåva "gift".
Morgonstjärna f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Swedish combination of morgon "morning" and stjärna "star".
Movitz m Swedish (Modern, Rare), Popular Culture
Transferred use of the surname Movitz. Its modern usage is likely inspired by Fredrik Movitz, a character appearing in several songs in Swedish poet, songwriter and composer Carl Michael Bellman's well-known 18th century work Fredman's epistles.
Mynta f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Taken directly from the vocabulary word meaning "mint", therefore making it a cognate of Danish Mynte.
Myrthild f Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Myrtle as well as a combination of the name element Myrt-, most commonly taken from the name Myrtle, and -hild... [more]
Naerthus f Swedish
Variant of Nerthus.
Nanne f Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
Variant of Nanna 1. In the case of Swedish singer Nanne Grönvall (1962-), it is a nickname for her real name Marianne.
Nansi f Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Probably a variant of Nancy.
Nanssi f Swedish
Probably a variant of Nancy.
Nanssy f Swedish (Rare)
Probably a variant spelling of Nancy.
Nanzi f Swedish (Rare)
Probably a variant of Nancy.
Nanzie f Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Probably a variant of Nancy.
Nanzy f Swedish, Danish
Probably a variant spelling of Nancy.
Neah f Swedish, Norwegian
Variant of Nea.
Nehemja m Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Archaic)
Variant of Nehemiah used in the Swedish and Norwegian translation of the Bible.
Nemi f Literature, Swedish (Modern), Norwegian (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
Nemi is the title character of the comic strip Nemi (1997), written and drawn by Norwegian cartoonist Lisa Myhre. Its origin and meaning are unknown, there have, however, been speculations that Myhre might have based the name on the name of the Italian town and lake which is ultimately derived from from Latin nemus Aricinum "grove of Ariccia".
Nenna f Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Icelandic (Modern, Rare), Finnish
Short form of various names. It probably developed from the Scandinavian diminutives Nanna and Nina. (The former has been used as a diminutive of such names as Anna, Johanna, Amanda and Marianne, but coincides with an Old Norse name which may be derived from nėnna "to dare, to have an inclination towards, to travel".)
Nesa f Romansh, Swedish (Rare), Sardinian
Romansh variant of Neisa, traditionally found in the Surselva region, as well as a Swedish short form of Agnes and a Sardinian short form of Agnesa.
Nettan f Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Annette.
Netty f English (Rare), Swedish, Norwegian
Diminutive of Annette, Netta and other names with the suffix -nette.
Nica f Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Nika.
Nicke m Swedish
Diminutive of Niklas and Nils (compare Nick).
Nilla f Italian (Rare), Swedish, Norwegian (Archaic), Hungarian
Truncated form of names ending in -nilla.... [more]
Nille f & m Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Literature
Diminutive of Nils and short form form of names that end in -nille, for example Pernille.... [more]
Ninni f Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian, Danish (Rare)
Diminutive of many names, such as Ingrid and Kristina.
Ninnia f Swedish (Rare)
Latinate variant of Ninni.
Nisse m Swedish, Danish
Swedish and Danish diminutive of Nils.
Nomi f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Hebrew (Rare), English (Rare)
Scandinavian variant of Noomi as well as an English and Hebrew contracted form of Naomi.
Nordine f Norwegian (Archaic), Swedish (Archaic)
Combination of the Old Norse name element norðr "north" and Dina. This name was first recorded in the mid-19th century.
Nore m & f Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Norse Mythology
Younger form of Nóri, an Old Norse name meaning "north" (derived from norðr). In Norse mythology, Nore (sometimes Nor or Nóri) is said to be the founder of Norway... [more]
Norea f Swedish (Modern)
Elaborated form of Nora, perhaps influenced by Linnéa.
Norin m Swedish
Variant form of names containing the name element NOR "north".
Normann m Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Icelandic (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Norðmaðr or variant of Norman.
Norna f Swedish (Rare), Literature
Used by Sir Walter Scott for a character in his novel 'The Pirate' (1821). Apparently he based it on Old Norse norn, the name for one of the fate goddesses of Norse mythology, which is related to the Swedish dialect verb norna "to warn, to communicate secretly" (and may ultimately be echoic in origin, i.e., imitative of low murmuring)... [more]
Novalie f Swedish (Modern)
Combination of Nova and the popular name suffix -lie (see also Novalee).
Novelia f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Elaboration of Nova influenced by Lovelia as well as a variant of Novalie.
Obbe m Frisian, Old Swedish, Swedish
Frisian short form of Germanic names containing the first element AUD and a last element beginning with -b... or an Old Swedish and Swedish form of Ubbi.
Odal m Swedish (Rare)
Short form of Germanic names containing the name element odal.
Oddbjörg f Icelandic, Swedish
Icelandic and Swedish younger form of Oddbjǫrg.
Odde m Norwegian, Old Swedish, Swedish
Norwegian form of Oddr.
Oddlög f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Oddlaug.
Ödgärd f Old Swedish, Swedish
Old Swedish variant and younger form of Ödhgärdh.
Öjar m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish modern form of Øiar.
Öjer m Swedish
Swedish variant of Öjar.
Öjvind m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Øyvind.
Olai m Norwegian, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Short form of Nikolai and genitive form of Olaus.
Olava f Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of Olav.
Olea f Norwegian, Swedish (Rare), Faroese
Feminine form of Ole.
Oleana f Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of Ole.
Oleanna f Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Ole and Anna as well as a variant of Olena.
Olen m Swedish
Possibly Old Norse or Old German for "wealth" or "relic".
Olena f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Younger form of Oleana and variant of Olina.
Öllegård f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of the Old High German name Odalgart. It's possibly a combination of Ancient Germanic ôþela "patrimony" and *gardaz "enclosure".
Olöf f Swedish (Archaic)
Archaic Swedish form of Ólǫf. Any modern usage in Sweden today is likely a transcription error of Icelandic Ólöf.
Olova f Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of Olov.
Olu f Norwegian, Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian and Swedish dialectal variant of Olof and a Finnish dialectal form of Olga.
Oluffa f Swedish, Faroese, Norwegian
Feminine form of Oluf.
Oluva f Danish, Swedish
Variant of Oluffa.
Ored m Swedish
Modern Swedish form of Ofradh.
Orm m Medieval English, Old Danish, Old Swedish, Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Norse Mythology
Medieval English, Old Danish, Old Swedish and modern Scandinavian form of the Old Norse name Ormr, which itself was derived from Old Norse ormr "snake, serpent".... [more]
Örn m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Swedish
Old (West) Norse name meaning "eagle", also found as a byname. It coincides with the modern Icelandic and Swedish noun örn, also denoting the bird.
Oskara f Swedish (Archaic)
Feminine form of Oskar.
Osse m Finnish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Finnish and Swedish form of Hosea.
Öste m Swedish
Swedish form of Auste or variant of Östen.
Ottar m Old Danish, Old Swedish, Norwegian, Faroese, Swedish (Rare), Manx (Archaic)
Younger form of Óttarr which was also used on the Isle of Man.
Ottonia f Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of Otto.
Ova f Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Feminine form of Ove as well as a contracted form of Olova.
Owe m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Variant of Ove.
Palmina f Italian, Swedish
Diminutive of Palma.
Pärla f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Directly taken from Swedish pärla "pearl" and thus a Swedish cognate of Pearl.
Patric m French, Swedish, Manx, Provençal
French, Swedish and Manx variant of Patrick as well as the Provençal form of this name.