Adorably Stylish Swedish Girl Names

We all know how popular all things Scandinavian – and Swedish, are at the moment, including Swedish names! This trend-setting Scandinavian country is home to some truly amazing things; lush forests, breathtaking views of the northern lights, Ikea, Swedish meatballs, the pop group ABBA- and it doesn’t end there; Swedish girl names are in. Combining chic minimalism with Viking vibes, it’s not difficult to see why. To help you find a Swedish baby girl name, we’ve compiled a list of Sweden’s most popular names. So if you have Scandi fever or are looking to honor your roots, take a look at some of these beautiful and original Swedish baby girl names. These are the names that nobody else will have, plus they’re unusual sounding, but not too uncommon that people won’t get them.

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Alva

English, Swedish Scandinavian origin, meaning: White, elf
Similar names: Alma, Agda, Alvinia

Anneli

Scandinavian origin, meaning: Grace
Similar names: Astrid, Annalisa, Annika

Asa

Swedish origin, meaning: Goddess
Similar names: Asta, Alice, Annike

Britta

Scandinavian origin, meaning: Strength or exalted one
Similar names: Birgitta, Blenda, Berit

Elin

Swedish origin, meaning: Torch; shining light
Similar names: Ellie, Elina, Ebba

Elsa

Swedish origin, meaning: Pledged to god
The name Elsa is a short form of the Hebrew name Elizabeth; like other pet names of Elisabeth, Elsa became a name in its own right.
Similar names: Ella, Elise, Elvira

Freja / Freya

Swedish form Old Norse origin, meaning: Lady, a noblewoman
Freja is the Norse goddess of beauty, love, and fertility.
Similar names: Fredrika, Frida, Frideborg

Gunilla

Swedish origin, meaning: Battle maiden
Similar names: Gala, Gerda, Greta

Hedda

Scandinavian origin, meaning: War
Similar names: Hedvig, Helgi, Hulda

Hilma

Finnish, German, Swedish, and Scandinavian name, meaning: Protective helmet
Similar names: Hilda, Hallie, Hillevi

Inger

Scandinavian origin, meaning: Guarded by Ing
Similar names: Idun, Ingeborg, Isabelle

Ingrid

Norse origin, meaning: Beautiful
Similar names: Ida, Isabella, Inga

Juni

Scandinavian and Finnish origin, meaning: June
Similar names: Julia, Jannike, Johanna

Kaja

Scandinavian origin, meaning: Pure
A form of Katarina.
Similar names: Kajsa, Kaia, Katerin

Klara

German, Slavic, and Scandinavian origin, meaning: Light
A variant of the name Clara.
Similar names: Karila, Karla, Karolina

Kristina

Scandinavian origin, meaning: Follower of Christ
A Scandinavian form of Christina.
Similar names: Karin, Karina, Kerstine

Linnea

Swedish origin, meaning: Lime tree
A popular Scandinavian name, this beaut is derived from the name of Swedish scientist Carl Linnaeus, the botanist who created the Linnaean system of classifying plants and animals.
Similar names: Leah, Lindy, Lena

Liv

Norse origin, meaning: Life
Similar names: Livia,
Lagerta, Lalla

Lovisa

Scandinavian origin, meaning: Renowned warrior
Similar names: Lova, Lotta, Lovis

Lykke

Swedish and Danish origin, meaning: Happiness, good fortune
Similar names: Lydia, Lidwina, Lycka

Maja

Arabic and Scandinavian origin, meaning: Splendid, of the sea or bitter
Similar names: Märta, Mia, Maidy

Malin

Scandinavian, Finnish, and Swedish origin, meaning: High tower or woman of Magdela
Similar names: Margareta, Marit, Maila

Meta

Danish and Swedish origin, meaning: Pearl
Similar names: Moa, Molly, Madde

Norna

Scandinavian origin, meaning: Goddess of fate
Similar names: Nora, Nellie, Nova

Olga

Old Norse and Scandinavian origin, meaning: Holy, blessed
Similar names: Olivia, Olive, Odda

Pernilla

Swedish origin, meaning: Yokel
Similar names: Petronella, Palva, Pella

Rosel

Swedish origin, meaning: Rose
Similar names: Ronja, Rayna, Rayne

Saga

Swedish origin, meaning: Story; seeress
Similar names: Sofia, Sassa, Sara

 

Siri

Norse origin, meaning: Beautiful victory
Similar names: Signe, Sigrid, Solvig

Svea

Scandinavian origin, meaning: Powerful maiden
Similar names: Stina, Sonja, Selma

Synnove

Scandinavian origin, meaning: Sun gift
Similar names: Stella, Selda, Sylva

Tindra

Swedish origin, meaning: Sparkle
Similar names: Tove, Tilda, Tasia

Tyra

Scandinavian origin, meaning: God of battle
Similar names: Tuva, Thora, Tekla

Ulla

Scandinavian and German origin, meaning: Will, determination
Similar names: Ulrika, Ursule, Ulva

Vendela

Scandinavian origin, meaning: Of the Vandals
Similar names: Victoria, Valkyrie, Valdis

Wilma

German, Scottish, and Swedish origin, meaning: Resolute protection
Similar names: Wilda, Welma, Wenke

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