Top 100 baby names in Sweden (2008)

The rank of baby boy name Lucas from 1998 to 2017 in Sweden
 

The table shows the 100 most common names given to Swedish babies in 2008. This year, Lucas, Oscar, William for boys and Maja, Emma, Julia for girls were the most popular choices for parents in Sweden.

The number enclosed in parentheses tells us how many babies with that name were born in 2008. The second number shows if the baby name has become more or less popular in 2008 compared to 2007 ('new' indicates the baby name was not listed in the previous year's top 100).

Example: 1 Lucas (1090) +1
This year, the most popular baby boy name was Lucas. 1090 babies were named Lucas, and +1 means that in 2008 the name became more popular in Sweden (climbed one place).

Note: For names with alternative spellings (like Rebecca-Rebecka, Jakob-Jacob, Linnea-Linnéa, ...), the most common form is given for each name, but the numbers include all variants.

The list was last updated on
Aug. 16, 2009

Top 100 baby names in Sweden (2008)
Rank Baby Boys Baby Girls
1Lucas(1090) +1Maja(850) +1
2Oscar(1063) +2Emma(827) +2
3William(980) -2Julia(821) +2
4Elias(961) -1Ella(798) -1
5Hugo(885) Elsa(776) +7
6Alexander(860) +6Alice(764)
7Erik(788) +1Alva(722)
8Isak(788) +3Linnéa(718)
9Filip(783) -2Wilma(703) -8
10Emil(774) -1Klara(662) +3
11Viktor(752) -5Nellie(645) +2
12Oliver(749) +3Ida(639) -3
13Liam(744) Elin(628) -2
14Anton(705) -3Ebba(625) -4
15Axel(689) +1Amanda(597) +2
16Leo(684) +2Isabelle(596) +6
17Gustav(674) -3Agnes(587) -1
18Albin(613) -1Molly(547) +12
19Edvin(595) +3Hanna(539) +1
20Simon(588) Emilia(529) -2
21Noah(578) +6Moa(515) -2
22Ludvig(576) -3Olivia(495) +2
23Melvin(572) -2Sara(478) +3
24Theo(551) +2Ellen(477) -3
25Max(540) -1Nova(470) +3
26Linus(511) -1Saga(469) -3
27Arvid(507) +3Felicia(465) -12
28Viggo(502) +7Matilda(448) -3
29Vincent(485) +16Alma(441) -2
30Jonathan(474) -7Alicia(436) +7
31Alvin(467) +10Tuva(419)
32Adam(465) -4Tindra(402)
33Kevin(462) +4Isabella(395) +2
34Elliot(450) -3Elvira(376) +4
35Wilmer(446) -3Thea(372) +7
36Felix(426) -3Nathalie(369) +5
37Olle(421) -1Lovisa(362) -3
38Jacob(420) -9Nora(361) -2
39Rasmus(417) Filippa(354) -10
40Carl(412) -6Emelie(351) +8
41David(402) -1Freja(347) +4
42Gabriel(394) +10Tyra(347) +2
43Benjamin(392) Tilde(335) -4
44Sebastian(377) -6Stella(332) -11
45Casper(370) +1Tilda(332) -4
46Nils(367) +1Selma(322)
47Alfred(362) +5Lova(312) +12
48Leon(337) +8Astrid(306) +4
49Theodor(336) Vera(297)
50Hampus(320) -2Sofia(281) -6
51Ville(314) +6Ester(275) -1
52Noel(305) -8Lilly(267) +12
53Samuel(304) -2Meja(258) +2
54Malte(295) -4Siri(256) +11
55Joel(287) -13Lea(254) +11
56Melker(284) -2Signe(247) -2
57Adrian(266) +3Stina(236) +1
58Alex(266) +8Cornelia(229) +3
59Marcus(265) -4Jasmine(222) new
60Sixten(259) +15Frida(221) -13
61Neo(252) -3Linn(220) -1
62Charlie(247) +5Lisa(219) -11
63Tim(232) -4Mira(212) +4
64Josef(230) +5Emmy(202) -2
65Jack(226) +5Engla(198) -12
66Daniel(219) -5Evelina(195) +5
67Robin(215) -5Rebecka(195) -9
68Mohammed(208) +3Josefine(186) -5
69Måns(203) -6Liv(186) +21
70Wilhelm(203) +3Inez(184) +8
71Valter(202) +16Ronja(178) -2
72Vilgot(201) -4Anna(177) -16
73Love(198) -9Ingrid(172) +7
74Maximilian(194) +14Hilda(169) -6
75Fabian(190) +2Edith(167) +1
76Sigge(184) +18Elina(167) -6
77Hannes(175) -11Kajsa(164) -4
78Milton(171) -5Leia(162) +9
79Vidar(165) +3Lina(158) -4
80Elis(161) +1Svea(158) +18
81Otto(152) +11Fanny(150) -9
82Mattias(151) +3Iris(150) new
83Johan(149) -5Victoria(149) +6
84John(147) -1Miranda(146) -1
85August(146) +11Sofie(141)
86Jesper(144) -12Märta(140) -3
87Milo(144) newMelissa(138) -5
88Aron(141) -2Johanna(137) -14
89Loke(141) -4Hedda(135) new
90Dennis(140) -1Joline(130) new
91Martin(140) -11Annie(129) -4
92Svante(138) Alexandra(128) -15
93Sam(135) newElise(123) new
94Pontus(133) -18Irma(122) +3
95Hjalmar(131) newLivia(120) -2
96Ali(129) -1Ellie(118) new
97Johannes(128) -17Maria(118) -16
98Harry(125) newMajken(115) new
99Christoffer(124) -3Vendela(114) new
100Eddie(122) -9Jennifer(104) -9
Source: Statistics Sweden

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