Swedish Submitted Names

Swedish names are used in the country of Sweden in northern Europe. See also about Scandinavian names.
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Patric m French, Swedish, Manx, Provençal
French, Swedish and Manx variant of Patrick as well as the Provençal form of this name.
Peik m Finnish (Rare), 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]
Peo m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Per-Olof and other names with the initials P and O.
Peppe m Swedish
Diminutive of Per and Peter.
Petrea f & m English, Romanian, Danish, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Icelandic (Rare)
Elaborated form of Petra and Romanian variant of Petre.
Pi f Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Either a variant of Py or a diminutive of names containing or starting with pi.
Pialotta f Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Pia and Lotta.
Piere m Swedish
Variant of Pierre.
Pjär m Swedish
Variant of Pierre.
Prinsessa f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Means "princess" in Swedish.
Punkt m Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Means "full stop, point, dot" in Swedish (from Latin punctum). This name was traditionally given to ensure that its bearer would be his (or her?) parents' last child.
Putte m Swedish
Often used as a diminutive of Patrik.
Py f Swedish
Meaning uncertain. It could be derived from Swedish pyre "small child, tot".
Qvintinus m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish variant of Quintinus.
Qvintus m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish variant of Quintus.
Rådgärd f Swedish (Rare)
Modern Swedish form of Radhgärdh.
Rådny f Norwegian, Swedish
Younger form of Ráðný.
Radny f Swedish
Swedish form of Ráðný.
Ragge m Old Swedish, Swedish
Old Swedish form of Raggi or Swedish diminutive of Ragnar.
Råggierd f Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Swedish former (until the 18th century) dialectal variant of Radhgärdh.
Rågiähl f Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Swedish former (until the 18th century) dialectal variant of Radhgärdh.
Rågierd f Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Swedish former (until the 18th century) dialectal variant of Radhgärdh.
Ragnard m Norwegian, Danish, Swedish
Scandinavian form of Reynard.
Ragnborg f Ancient Scandinavian, Old Swedish, Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian
Combination of regin "advise, decision, might, power (of the gods)" and bjǫrg "help, deliverance".
Ragni f Norwegian, Swedish
Short form of Ragnhild.
Ragnvi f Old Swedish, Swedish
Old Swedish form of Ragnví.
Ragnvor f Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Ragnvǫr.
Ragnvy f Swedish
Swedish variant of Ragnvi.
Rambor f Swedish (Archaic)
Swedish dialectal variant of Ramborg used until the 19th century.
Ramborg f Norwegian, Swedish
Younger variant of Ragnborg.
Rammfre f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish dialectal variant of Ramfrid.
Rammfrö f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish dialectal variant of Ramfrid.
Randvi f Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Old Swedish and younger form of Randví.
Rangela f Swedish (Rare)
Younger form of Ragnhilda traditionally found in the western parts of Sweden.
Rannveig f Ancient Scandinavian, Danish (Rare), Faroese, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
The first element of this name is either derived from Old Norse regin or rögn "advice", or from Old Norse rann "house." The second element is derived from Old Norse veig "strength".
Rara f Swedish (Rare)
Derived from Swedish rar meaning "sweet, dear, cute, nice", originally "rare" (and ultimately from Latin rarus "thinly sown"). It was first used as a Swedish name in the 19th century (more precisely, 1862).
Redar m Swedish
Swedish younger form of Redhar.
Reidmar m Norwegian, Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian and Swedish form of Hreiðrmarr.
Rein f Swedish
Short form of German names beginning with Rein-, short form of Nordic names beginning with Hrein-, or short form of Nordic names beginning with Reyn-.
Rekål m Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Former Swedish dialectal variant of Rikard.
Rena f Estonian, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), German (Modern, Rare)
Estonian short form of both Irena and Renate and Scandinavian and German short form of Renate and Renata as well as a short form of names beginning with the element regin or ending in -rena... [more]
Renja f Swedish
Swedish transcription of Renya.
Rig m Swedish
Short form of names containing the name element RIK or a Swedish form of Rex.
Rind f Norwegian, Swedish
Norwegian and Swedish form of Vrindr.
Ringborg f & m Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish ring "ring" and borg "fortification, castle".
Ringhild f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish name with the combination of hringr "ring" and hildr "battle, fight". It might have been influenced by Inghild and Ragnhild.
Ringvor f Swedish
Swedish name with the combination of hringr "ring (piece of jewelry)" and vár "spring". It might have been influenced by Ingvor and Ragnvor.
Risa f Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Short form for Richiza and names that end in ris, risa, or rise.
Robban m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Robert.
Robbin m & f Swedish, English
Variant of Robin.
Rodrik m Swedish (Rare), Popular Culture
Swedish form of Roderick. A notable bearer is Ser Rodrik Cassel from HBO's ever-popular TV show 'Game of Thrones'.
Roel m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish dialectal form of Roald.
Roine m & f Swedish, Finnish (Rare)
From the name of a lake in Häme, Finland. There are theories on the origin of this name, it could've come from Germanic hreini meaning "clean, clear" or from Pre-Germanic/Baltic *kroinis meaning "clean"... [more]
Rolle m Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish
A pet form of names containing the name element Hrod-, for example Rolf.
Ronia f Literature, English, Swedish
Variant of Ronja used in the English translation of Swedish children's book 'Ronja Rövardotter' ('Ronia the Robber's Daughter') by Astrid Lindgren.
Rora f English, Swedish
Short form of Aurora. In Sweden its earliest documented usage is 1889.
Rosemaj f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Swedish ros "rose" and Maj as well as a diminutive of Rosemarie.
Rulle m Swedish
Short form of Rudolf.
Sagitta f Ancient Roman, Astronomy, Swedish (Rare)
Means "arrow" in Latin. ... [more]
Sakine f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Nordic feminine variant of Zacharias and short form of Isakine.
Sälla f Swedish (Rare)
Directly taken from Swedish säll "blissful, happy".
Sällvi f Swedish (Archaic)
Swedish name with the combination of sæll "blissful", "happy" and "home", "temple", "sanctuary".
Samine f Norwegian (Archaic), Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of Samuel. In modern times, this is also considered a variant of Samina.
Sämund m Swedish (Rare)
Modern Swedish form of Sæmund.
Såne m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish variant of Sune.
Saron m & f Swedish (?)
Swedish form of Sharon.
Sasser m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Sassurr, an Old Norse variant of Assar.
Schamyl m Swedish (Rare)
Derived from the name of the leader of the Caucasian resistance to Imperial Russia in the 1800s, Imam Shamil. A notable bearer was Swedish film director Schamyl Bauman (1893-1966).
Sebbe m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Sebastian.
Sebjörn m Swedish
Younger form of Sæbiorn.
Seger m Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Archaic North Swedish form of Sigurd. Means "victory" in modern Swedish.
Segri f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish dialectal variant of Sigrid.
Segrid f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish dialectal variant of Sigrid.
Selenia f Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Italian, Spanish (Latin American)
Elaboration of Selene. In Italy, this form is prevalent in the region of Lombardy.
Sella f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Variant of Sälla as well as a Norwegian diminutive of Cecilia.
Sellvy f Swedish
Variant of Sällvi.
Selvi f Swedish
Variant of Sällvi.
Selvy f Swedish
Variant of Sällvi.
Seraphia f Swedish (Rare), Late Roman
Variant of Serapia. Saint Seraphia (or Serapia) was a 2nd-century Syrian martyr.
Set m Catalan, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish
Catalan, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish and Swedish form of Seth.
Seved m Swedish
A more modern variant of the old Norse name Sigvid consisting of the Old Norse elements 'sig' meaning victory and 'vidh' meaning forest. It is also possible that Seved is a Swedish spelling change of the Latin name Severinus.
Severt m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Sievert.
Sickan f & m Swedish (Rare), Popular Culture
Diminutive of names containing the name element sig "victory". ... [more]
Sidkia m Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish
Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish form of Tzidqiyyahu (see Zedekiah). This name appears in the Swedish and Norwegian translations of the Bible, but is not used as a given name in Sweden or Norway.
Sigbjörn m Icelandic (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Old Norse sigr "victory" and bjǫrn "bear".
Sigbritt f Swedish, Dutch, Danish (Rare)
Combination of Sig (from Signe, Sigrid, or other names beginning with the Old Norse element sigr "victory") and Britt... [more]
Sigfast m Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Old Swedish and younger form of Sigfastr.
Siggy m Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Diminutive of names containing the name element Sig.
Sighsten m Swedish (Rare), Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Sixten.
Siglind f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Sieglind.
Siglinn f Swedish (Rare)
Younger form of Sigrlinn.
Sigmar m Ancient Germanic, Swedish (Rare)
Contracted form of Sigemar and variant of Siegmar.
Signa f Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Icelandic (Rare), Faroese (Rare)
Latinate variant of Signy and Signý as well as a contracted form of Signilla... [more]
Signar m Norwegian, Swedish
Derived from Old Norse sigr "victory" combined with Old Norse harja or herr "army".
Signea f Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Signe and Signa.
Signelill f Swedish, Norwegian
Diminutive of Signe. It literally means "little Signe".
Signer m Swedish
Variant of Signar.
Signhild f Norwegian, 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.
Sigun f Swedish
Combination of Old Norse name elements sigr "victory" and unna "to love".
Sigur m Norwegian, Danish, Swedish
An alternate spelling of the name Sigurd though with the same pronunciation.
Sigvald m Norwegian, Swedish, Danish (Rare), Old Swedish
Modern Scandinavian cognate of Sigivald.
Sigvar m Swedish (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Sigvard.
Sigvarda f Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of Sigvard.
Sigvi f Swedish (Rare)
Modern Swedish form of Sigvæig.
Sigyn f Norse Mythology, Swedish
Means "victorious girl-friend" from the Old Norse elements sigr "victory" and vinr "friend" (feminine vina). In Norse mythology Sigyn was the wife of the trickster god Loki. When he was chained to a rock by the other gods, Sigyn stayed by her husband's side, holding a basin over his face to catch the venom dripping from a serpent that Skaði had fastened above him; still a few drops fell onto Loki, causing him to writhe in pain so violently that he caused earthquakes... [more]
Silke f Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
From the Scandinavian word silke meaning "silk".
Silver m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From Old Norse silfr meaning "silver". (Compared Silver and Silfur).
Silverlin f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish variant of Sylvelin.
Sima m Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Swedish and Norwegian dialectal form of Simon.
Simme m Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Old Swedish diminutive of Sighmund and Swedish diminutive of Simon.
Sinnika f Swedish (Rare)
Probably a variant of Sinikka.
Sippora f Swedish, Norwegian, Azerbaijani, Dutch, Dutch (Surinamese)
Scandinavian variant and Azerbaijani form of Zipporah.
Siren f Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Of debated origin.... [more]
Sissa f Swedish, Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Previously an Old Norse diminutive of Sigþrúðr, though it is now a diminutive of Cecilia. As a Swedish name, it was traditionally found in Scania.
Sissela f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish variant of Cecilia.
Siuhl m Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Former Swedish variant of Siurd.
Sivar m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish dialectal variant of Sigvard. A famous bearer is Ernst Nils Sivar Erik Arnér (13 March 1909 - 13 January 1997), Swedish author.
Sivborg f Swedish
Swedish name with the combination of Siv and bjarga "to help, save, rescue".
Sivbritt f Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Siv and Britt.
Sive m Swedish
Masculine form of Siv.
Sivi f Finnish, Swedish
Finnish form of Siv and diminutive of Siviä and Sivia.
Siw f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Variant of Siv.
Sjul m Swedish (Archaic)
Archaic North Swedish form of Sigurd.
Sjunne m Swedish (Rare), Old Swedish
From Old Norse sjaundi meaning "the seventh". Number seven was considered to be a holy number.
Sjur m Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal form of Sigurd. Sjur Røthe is a Norwegian cross-country skier.
Sköld m Swedish
Swedish modern form of Skjǫldr.
Skott m Norwegian, Danish, Swedish
Nordic variant of Scott.
Smed m Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Younger form of Smiðr.
Smilla f Swedish, German, Literature
Invented by Danish author Peter Høeg (for the heroine of his 1992 novel 'Smilla's Sense of Snow'), who based it on Danish smil "smile" and the Greenlandic name Miillaaraq "humming (of an insect)".
Smultron f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
From Swedish smultron meaning "woodland strawberry".
Snö f & m Swedish
Means "snow" in Swedish.
Snöblomma f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Means "snow flower" from Swedish snö "snow" combined with blomma "a flower, bloom".
Snöfrid f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of the Old Norse name Snæfríðr, derived from the elements snær "snow" and fríðr "beautiful, fair".
Snövit f Swedish (Modern, Rare), Folklore
Used as a Swedish translation of the name of the fairy tale character Snow White (Schneewittchen), from Swedish snö "snow" and vit "white".
Soffi f Old Swedish, Swedish (Archaic), Danish (Rare), Welsh
Nordic variant and Welsh form of Sophie as well as a Danish diminutive of Sofia.
Sofi f Portuguese, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish
A variant and diminutive of Sofia and Sofie.
Sofus m Danish, Norwegian, Faroese, Swedish (Rare)
From the Greek name Σοφος (Sophos) which meant "skilled, clever".
Solborg f Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
From an Old Norse name derived from the elements sól meaning "the sun" (or sölr "sun-coloured, yellow, sallow"; according to NordicNames.de, this name element's original meaning of "house with one room, big room, hall" (compare Salabert) has been displaced by the later interpretation "sun") and björg "protection, help".
Solbritt f Swedish
Combination of Swedish sol "sun" and Britt.
Solgärd f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish variant of Solgerd.
Solgund f Swedish
Variant of Solgun.
Solstråle f & m Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Means "ray of sunshine" in Swedish (a combination of Swedish sol "sun" and stråle "ray, beam"). It's also used as an affectionate term for a happy person, often a child.
Solvay f English (Modern, Rare), Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Anglicized form and modern Swedish form of Solveig.
Sölve m Swedish
Means "light, sallow" in Old Norse.
Solveigh f Swedish
Variant of Solveig.
Sölvi f Swedish
Swedish form of Sølvi.
Solway f Swedish
Variant of Solveig.
Solweig f Swedish
Variant of Solveig.
Solweigh f Swedish
Variant of Solveig.
Solwig f Swedish
Variant of Solvig.
Sommar f & m Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Means "summer" in Swedish.
Söne m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish variant of Sune.
Sone m Old Swedish, Swedish, Norwegian
Variant of Sune and younger form of Sóni, sometimes associated with the Swedish verb sona meaning "to expiate".
Sönneva f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Sønneva.
Stale m Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Old Swedish and Swedish younger form of Stáli.
Starkodder m Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Nineteenth century Swedish variant of Starkaðr.
Starkotter m Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Nineteenth century Swedish variant of Starkaðr.
Stieg m Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Stig. A known bearer was the Swedish writer Stieg Larsson (1954-2004), author of the 'Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' trilogy, born Karl Stig-Erland Larsson.
Stigbjörn m Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Stig and Björn.
Stiven m Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
A more phonetic spelling of the English given name Steven.
Stjärna f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Stjarna as well as a direct adoption of Swedish stjärna "star".
Stjärnstråle m & f Swedish (Modern, Rare)
Swedish combination of stjärna "star" and stråle "ray, beam".
Störge m Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Former Swedish dialectal form of Styrger.
Störje m Swedish (Rare)
Modern Swedish form of Störge.
Styrbjörn m Swedish
Modern form of Styrbiǫrn. Combination of Old Norse styrr "noise, battle" and biorn "bear".
Sunni f Norwegian, Swedish
Short form of Sunniva.
Suno m Swedish (Rare)
Latinized form of Sune.
Sus f Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Spanish
Danish and Swedish short form of Susanna as well as a Spanish short form of Jesusa and Susana.
Sussi f Danish, Swedish
Diminutive of Susanne.
Sussie f Danish, Swedish
Variant of Sussi, a diminutive form of names beginning in Sus-, such as Susan and Susanna... [more]
Svala f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Derived from Old Norse svala "swallow (bird)". This name is also considered a short form of Svalaug.
Svane m Swedish
Masculine form of Svana.
Svavar m Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Icelandic
Masculine form of Svava and younger form of Svávarr.
Svenåke m Swedish
Swedish form of Svenåge.
Svenborg f Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Old Swedish combination of sveinn 'youngling, servant' and bjarga 'to help, save, rescue'.
Svenhard m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish combination of sveinn "boy" and harðr "hard, strong".
Svenhild f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish name with the combination of sveinn "boy" and hildr "battle, fight".
Svennar m Swedish
Swedish form of Sveinar.
Svenne m Swedish, Danish
Diminutive of Sven. It is also a slang word for "Swede", mostly used ironically or derogatory.
Svenning m Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Newer form of Old Swedish Svenung meaning "Sven's son" or "Sven's heir".
Svenny f & m Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Norwegian and Swedish form of Svenný and variant of Svenna.
Sverker m Swedish
Modern form of Sverkir. Combination of svart "black" and geir "spear".
Sverri m Faroese, Danish, Swedish
Faroese modern form of Sværri.
Synnove f Swedish (Anglicized, Rare), Norwegian (Anglicized, Rare)
Form of Synnøve or Synnöve, mostly used outside of Scandinavia.
Syster f Swedish (Archaic)
Derived from the Swedish noun syster meaning "sister". Also compare Sister, Suster and Zuster.... [more]
Taddeus m Swedish (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
Swedish and Finnish form of Thaddeus.
Taga f Swedish (Archaic)
Feminine form of Tage.
Tamina f German, Swedish (Rare), Literature
Feminine form of Tamino. Tamina is a character in Milan Kundera's 'The Book of Laughter and Forgetting' (1979).
Tejs m Danish, Swedish
Variant of Theis.
Telli f & m Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Finnish (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal pet form of Torleiv... [more]
Tengil m Swedish (Rare), Literature
From Old Norse þengill meaning "prince, king". Tengil is the main antagonist in Swedish author Astrid Lindgren's novel 'The Brothers Lionheart' from 1973.
Theoderik m Dutch, Swedish (Archaic)
Dutch and Swedish form of Theodoric.
Thord m Swedish, Norwegian
Variant of Tord.
Thorgil m Danish (Archaic), Swedish (Archaic), Norwegian (Archaic)
Variant transcription of Þórgísl. The name of 10th century Danish chieftain Thorgil Sprakling.
Thorgun f Old Danish, Old Swedish, Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Þórgunnr or variant of Torgun.
Thorild m Swedish (Rare)
Swedish dialectal form of Thorald.
Thorwald m German, Swedish (Rare), Dutch (Rare), Flemish (Rare)
German form of Torvald and Swedish variant of Torvald. This name is also used in Flanders (Belgium) and in the Netherlands, but very rarely so.
Thure m Swedish
Variant of Ture.
Tias m Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
Short form of Mattias.
Titti f Swedish, Finnish
Diminutive of Tine or Tina (compare Titta, Titine).