Top 100 baby names in Sweden (2012)

The rank of baby girl name Alice from 1998 to 2017 in Sweden
 

The table shows the 100 most common names given to Swedish babies in 2012. This year, William, Oscar, Lucas for boys and Alice, Elsa, 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 this year. The second number shows if the baby name has become more or less popular in 2012 compared to 2011 ('new' indicates the baby name was not listed in the previous year's top 100).

Example: 2 Elsa (756) +1
This year, the second most popular baby girl name was Elsa. 756 babies were named Elsa, and +1 means that in 2012 the name became more popular compared to last year (climbed one place).

Note: For names with alternative spellings (Josefin-Josefine, 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
Feb. 20, 2013

Top 100 baby names in Sweden (2012)
Rank Baby Boys Baby Girls
1William (918)Alice (938)
2Oscar (917) +1Elsa (756) +1
3Lucas (908) -1Julia (683)
4Hugo (778)Ella (681) +2
5Elias (770)Maja (670) -3
6Alexander (754) +2Ebba (653) +1
7Liam (722)Emma (631) +3
8Charlie (717) +13Linnéa (623) -3
9Oliver (691) -3Molly (606) -1
10Filip (673) +5Alva (595) +2
11Leo (668) +3Wilma (578) -2
12Viktor (667) -3Agnes (577) +3
13Vincent (662) +3Klara (575) +3
14Emil (642) -4Nellie (575) -2
15Axel (634) -4Isabelle (570) -2
16Anton (613) -4Olivia (550) -2
17Erik (612) -4Alicia (531) +12
18Olle (588) -1Ellen (517) +2
19Theo (570)Lilly (516) +2
20Ludvig (562) -1Stella (512) +4
21Isak (556) +1Freja (504) -2
22Arvid (541) -4Saga (489) +5
23Gustav (537) +1Emilia (481) -5
24Noah (532) +9Astrid (459) +6
25Edvin (531) -2Ida (452) -1
26Melvin (506) +3Nova (428) -4
27Alfred (495) +8Moa (427) -4
28Max (490) +3Isabella (422) +5
29Albin (480) -5Alma (412) -3
30Elliot (480) -3Vera (404) +1
31Nils (473) -4Signe (393) +7
32Adam (453) -4Elin (387) -15
33Sixten (431) +11Ester (384) +8
34Leon (428) +3Selma (383) +3
35Wilmer (422) -5Ellie (381) +7
36Benjamin (416) -2Amanda (375) -8
37Viggo (394) -5Sara (370) -1
38Alvin (378) -2Tyra (361) +6
39Theodor (375) +1Tuva (360) -7
40Jacob (365) +10Felicia (351) -6
41Valter (356) +18Matilda (348) -2
42Kevin (352) -4Elvira (346) -7
43Melker (352) +1Lea (342) +4
44Felix (347) +10Sofia (342) +6
45Simon (342) -6Siri (335) +9
46Adrian (341) +10Hanna (318) -6
47Casper (339) -6Lovisa (309) +5
48Noel (333) +4Lova (299) -2
49Jonathan (327) -7Nora (290) +2
50Gabriel (325) -3Edith (283) +8
51Love (323) +2Tilde (283) -5
52Malte (316) -1Meja (281) -2
53Jack (311) +8Thea (270) -10
54Mohammed (300)+12Inez (263) -1
55Rasmus (290) -9Liv (243) +4
56Milo (289) -1Emelie (241)
57Carl (280) -9Filippa (233) -2
58Harry (274) +7Nathalie (233) -1
59Josef (274) +2Elise (231) +16
60Samuel (264) +3Juni (227) +11
61Sebastian (261) -4Tilda (218)
62Ville (260) -17Leia (217) +1
63Linus (255) -14Melissa (217) +10
64Wilhelm (250) +3Stina (215) -2
65David (245) -4Sigrid (209) +24
66August (237) +5Svea (206) +12
67Ebbe (230) +32Ingrid (205) -2
68Elton (227) +9My (205) +6
69Neo (226) -11Ronja (201) +11
70Loke (220) -2Märta (199) -6
71Joel (218) -7Tindra (196) -11
72Vilgot (218) -1Lisa (193) +5
73Hampus (209) -4Jasmine (192) -3
74Vidar (207) -3Livia (189) -8
75Daniel (202) +4Minna (189) -26
76Elvin (202) +15Cornelia (188) -8
77Sigge (199) -2Iris (188) -8
78Elis (196) +2Majken (181) +16
79Sam (195) -6Joline (176)
80John (188) +5Linn (175) -4
81Eddie (186) -7Emmy (173) -14
82Alex (185) -1Hilda (160) +4
83Milton (180) -7Mira (160)
84Frank (177) -7Elina (151) -3
85Aron (175) +8Greta (150) +7
86Maximilian (171) -2Josefine (148) -3
87Otto (171) +10Lykke (148) new
88Henry (164) newVilda (146)
89Edward (163) +11Anna (141) -5
90Svante (163) +7Hedvig (140) +9
91Mio (157) -3Tove (139) -18
92Ali (154) +3Lina (138) -3
93Julian (151) newAnnie (135) +4
94Tim (147) -12Hedda (134)
95Hjalmar (143) -8Sofie (132) +1
96Ivar (143) -1Victoria (130) +2
97Colin (140) newFrida (128) -8
98Hannes (140) -8Maria (128) +3
99Tage (140) -7Rut (127) +1
100Levi (135) newEvelina (126) -16
  Matteo (135) newNovalie (126) new
Source: Statistics Sweden

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