The Most Popular Names In Sweden

The Swedes have more than just Volvos, Abba and Ikea -- they have some very cool (ha ha) names, too. In fact, many of America's popular names have recognizable Swedish counterparts -- albeit with a Scandinavian flair. (See Hanna, Emilia and Filip, for example.) Here's a look at their top 20 for 2000!
Girls

  1. Julia
  2. Emma
  3. Wilma
  4. Hanna
  5. Elin
  6. Linnéa
  7. Amanda
  8. Ida
  9. Matilda
  10. Moa
  11. Maja
  12. Sara
  13. Ebba
  14. Felicia
  15. Emilia
  16. Klara
  17. Josefine
  18. Johanna
  19. Emelie
  20. Linn
  21. Sofia

Boys

  1. Filip
  2. Oscar
  3. William
  4. Viktor
  5. Simon
  6. Anton
  7. Erik
  8. Alexander
  9. Emil
  10. Lucas
  11. Jonathan
  12. Linus
  13. Adam
  14. Marcus
  15. Jacob
  16. Albin
  17. Gustav
  18. Isak
  19. Sebastian
  20. David

These are the 20 most common first names given to boys and girls in 2000. The most common form is given for each name, but the numbers include all alternative spellings. Courtesy Statistiska centralbyr?n.PregnancyAndBaby.com


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