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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: Rock
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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