Sweden female names and meanings

Sweden female names and meanings

Sweden is one of the few countries in the world that has enacted laws that govern naming of children. Looking at Sweden female names, they are pretty and beautiful names that any girl would thank her parents for. Although there are laws for naming children in Sweden, the traditional naming system plays a major role when it comes to naming. For instance, Swedish surnames end with 'son', which is part of an obligatory culture to give all Swedish born citizens a surname. This article is mainly on Sweden female names and their meanings. You will definitely find a suitable name for your daughter in waiting.

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Sweden names, especially first names, are always presentable. This is because the law does not allow offensive names, those causing discomfort or even unsuitable names, to be used in the country regardless of whether the name is being given to a child or an adult who wants to change his or her name.

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Female names in Sweden

  • Adela: This name has a German Latin form, Adala. It means noble.
  • Agata: Has a Spanish and Italian-Latin form, Agatha. It means good.
  • Agda: Agatha is its Swedish-latin form. It means good.
  • Agneta: It means chaste or holy.
  • Barbara: It means strange or foreign.
  • Batilda: It means fight battle.
  • Benedikta: It means blessed.
  • Bothild: It means revenge.
  • Cajsa: It means pure.
  • Charlotta: It means a man
  • Dahlia: It is derived from a flower name. It means valley.
  • Emelie: It means rival.
  • Fredrika: It is a Swedish/ Norwegian feminine form of Fredrick. It means a peaceful ruler.
  • Freja: It means a lady or mistress.
  • Gard: It means enclosure or stronghold.
  • Gittan: It means one who is exalted.
  • Greta: Is a short form of Margareta from Sweden. It means pearl.
  • Gulla: It means war battle.
  • Helgi: It means holy or a person dedicated to gods.
  • Hillevi: It means a healthy battle maid.
  • Ide: It means industrious.
  • Ingegard: It means Ing’s enclosure.
  • Inghild: It means Ing’s worrior.
  • Jannike: It means God is gracious.
  • Kai: It means pure
  • Kristin: It means one who follows Christ.
  • Linn: It means twinflower.
  • Lovisa: It means a famous worrior.
  • Malin: One who is of Magdla.
  • Marna: One who belongs to the sea.
  • Mia: It means rebelliousness or obstinacy.
  • Mikaela: It is an exaltation of God brought out in form of a question “who is God like?”
  • Nilsine: It means people’s victor.
  • Oda: It means one who is deeply rich.
  • Ottalie: It means wealthy.
  • Pernilla: It means little rock.

Female Sweden names

  • Adahlia - This name means a flower or a noble person.
  • Agda – A person who is kind hearted with excellent qualities in relation building.
  • Bele – Is a person who roars
  • Briggeta – Is a female who is very strong
  • Caren – Is a woman who is pure and genuine
  • Duve – A woman with thrilling personality.
  • Edeltrude – One with extremely great strength
  • Egefride – A blessed and peace loving person
  • Filippa – An inspirational person
  • Haifa – One who is well shaped
  • Jannickle – It means gracious God
  • Linn – A flower name
  • Ros – A woman with rose qualities
  • Sissela – It means being blind
  • Tuva – Beautiful and charming lady.
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List of old female names in Sweden

Names of Sweden female ladies can be put in different categories including the old female names in Sweden. Below is a list of names showing some of the old female names that you should know about:

  • Abelle
  • Abbleka
  • Acelia
  • Adalissa
  • Aghada
  • Agneta
  • Alguna
  • Barbara
  • Barbo
  • Barbara
  • Bencta
  • Clara
  • Constantia
  • Dorde
  • Dordi
  • Ebba
  • Edela
  • Edla
  • Fastrun
  • Fastvi

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  • Felicia
  • Gerbog
  • Gerfridh
  • Hadhui
  • Hadwig
  • Haferdh
  • Ida
  • Iliana
  • Juliana
  • Jngeborg
  • Kadherin
  • Lena
  • Magga
  • Pernilla
  • Petronila
  • Radhborg
  • Ragna

Old female names in Sweden

  • Ragnborg
  • Ragnvi
  • Ragno
  • Rakel
  • Sara
  • Sibilla
  • Sigborg
  • Sighne
  • Stenfridh
  • Thiudhborg
  • Thora
  • Thorfridh
  • Thorgun
  • Ulfva
  • Unna
  • Valborg
  • Ybba

Names of female Sweden ladies

  • Ebba: Is among the very original Sweden names meaning queen of riches.
  • Hella: Hegla is it variant name. it means blessed or holy
  • Tilda: It is a traditional name though very popular today. It means battle and strength.
  • Britt: Is a short form of Brigitta Scandinavia.
  • Kajsa: It is a variant of the name Catherine meaning little Karin (pure).
  • Ronja: It means one who always brings victory.
  • My: This is the twelve letter from the Greek alphabet.
  • Tyra: A feminine version of Tyr meaning god of battle.
  • Svea: It means the realm of Svear.
  • Ingrid: It means ING is beautiful.
  • Liv: It means protection.
  • Sigrid: It is derived from two elements, sigri meaning victory and frior meaning beautiful.
  • Ida: Though it appears to be too feminine and quite delicate, its original meaning is work.
  • Siri: It means victory and beautiful.
  • Tuva: It means a bunch of grass.
  • Hedda: It means fight or war.
  • Astrid: It means strength.
  • Moa: Derived from the word moder which means mother in Sweden
  • Signe: It is one of the Swedish names with superb meaning. It means having a conquering perception.
  • Greta: It is derived from the word Griota which means stony stream.
  • Pia: It means the most beloved.
  • Gunhild: It is derived from Gunnhild, which is an Old Norse name with two elements gunnr and hildr. Gunnr means war while hildr means battle.

Top female names Sweden

There are female names in Sweden that most people prefer. This liking could be attributed to prettiness of the name or other factors like the naming system in Sweden. Below is a list of the top one hundred female first names starting from the most popular.

  • Maria
  • Elisabeth
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Kristina
  • Margareta
  • Eva
  • Birgita
  • Karin
  • Linnea
  • Marie
  • Ingrid
  • Sofia
  • Marianne
  • Kerstin
  • Lena
  • Helena
  • Sara
  • Emma
  • Katarina
  • Inger
  • Viktoria
  • Cecilia
  • Monica
  • Susanne
  • Elin
  • Jenny
  • Therese
  • Anita
  • Irene
  • Hanna
  • Louise
  • Carina
  • Ulla
  • Ingegerd
  • Ann
  • Gunilla
  • Viola
  • Linda
  • Helen
  • Ida
  • Malin
  • Annika
  • Matilda
  • Ulrika
  • Elsa
  • Josefin
  • Annette
  • Sofie
  • Barbro
  • Astrid
  • Anneli
  • Caroline
  • Alice
  • Julia
  • Siv
  • Kristin
  • Emelie
  • Karolina
  • Asa
  • Lisa
  • Camilla
  • Amanda
  • Madeleine
  • Yvonne
  • Britt
  • Erika
  • Agneta
  • Lovisa
  • Rut
  • Gun
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  • Charlotte
  • Sandra
  • Rebecka
  • Berit
  • Frida
  • Maja
  • Alexandra
  • Ellinor
  • Isabelle
  • Jessica
  • Anna- Marie
  • Inga
  • Marta
  • Charlotta
  • Emilia
  • Ellen
  • Ebba
  • Ingeborg
  • Klara
  • Sonja

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  • Birgit
  • Ann- Christin
  • Maj
  • Olivia
  • Pia
  • Gunnel
  • Mona
  • Lisbeth
  • Agnes.

Female names of Sweden

  • Affton – meaning evening or afternoon. Derived from river Afton.
  • Agata – a good person at heart and in mind.
  • Bim – is a mighty female of the sea.
  • Bodil – is one when in battle will always find remedy.
  • Carin – a little and dear lady
  • Christana – is a woman who follows Jesus Christ teachings
  • Edrit – kind hearted woman who is very talented
  • Effe – she is well spoken and tells the truth always
  • Germund – mankind protector
  • Haidi – a stranger
  • Leva – it means to live
  • Marikka – a woman with turbulent personality
  • Ronja – it means a daughter belonging to a robber.
  • Stina – a very good Christian

Sweden female names are quite good. From the options provided above, you have the freedom of choosing a name that suits your child best. Find one that represents who you want your child to turn out to be and bless your choice with a blissful heart.

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Source: Yen Newspaper

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