Swedish Surnames

Swedish names are used in the country of Sweden in northern Europe. See also about Scandinavian names.
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ABRAHAMSSON Swedish
Means "son of ABRAHAM".
ABRAMSSON Swedish
Means "son of ABRAHAM".
ADAMSSON Swedish
Swedish form of ADAMSON.
ADOLFSSON Swedish
Means "son of ADOLF".
AHLBERG Swedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish al "alder" and berg "mountain".
AHLGREN Swedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish al "alder" and gren "branch".
AHLSTRÖM Swedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish al "alder" and ström "stream".
ÅKERMAN Swedish
Swedish form of ACKERMANN.
ALBINSON English, Swedish
Means "son of ALBIN".
ALFREDSSON Swedish
Means "son of ALFRED".
ALFSON Swedish
Anglicized form of ALFSSON.
ALFSSON Swedish
Means "son of ALF (1)".
ALMSTEDT Swedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish alm "elm" and stad "town".
ALVARSSON Swedish
Means "son of ALVAR".
ANDERSSON Swedish
Means "son of ANDERS". This is the second most common surname in Sweden.
ANDREASSON Swedish
Means "son of ANDREAS".
ARTHURSSON Swedish
Means "son of ARTHUR".
AXELSSON Swedish
Means "son of AXEL".
BECK (1) English, German, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
Cognate of BACH, from Middle English bekke (from Old Norse), Low German beke or Old Norse bekkr all meaning "stream".
BENGTSDOTTER Swedish
Means "daughter of BENGT".
BENGTSSON Swedish
Means "son of BENGT".
BERG German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From a Germanic word meaning "mountain".
BERGFALK Swedish
Derived from Swedish berg "mountain" and falk "falcon".
BERGLUND Swedish
Ornamental name from Swedish berg "mountain" and lund "grove".
BERGMAN Swedish
From Swedish berg "mountain" and man "man", originally a name for a person living on a mountain.
BERGSTRÖM Swedish
Derived from Swedish berg "mountain" and ström "stream".
BJÖRK Swedish
From Swedish björk "birch tree".
BJÖRKMAN Swedish
From Swedish björk "birch tree" and man "man".
BJÖRNSSON Swedish
Means "son of BJÖRN".
BLOM Swedish
Means "bloom, flower" in Swedish.
BLOMGREN Swedish
From Swedish blomma meaning "flower" and gren meaning "branch".
BORG Swedish
From Swedish borg meaning "fortification, castle".
BREINER German, Swedish
Occupational name derived from Middle High German brie "porridge".
BYQUIST Swedish
Derived from Swedish by "village" and qvist "twig, branch".
BYSTRÖM Swedish
From Swedish by "village" and ström "stream".
CARLSON Swedish
Means "son of CARL".
CARLSSON Swedish
Means "son of CARL".
CLAESSON Swedish
Means "son of CLAES".
DAHL Norwegian, Swedish, Danish
From Old Norse dalr meaning "valley". A famous of this surname was author Roald Dahl (1916-1990) who is mostly remembered for children's stories such as 'Matilda' and 'Henry Sugar'.
DAHLMAN Swedish
From Swedish dal meaning "dale, valley" and man meaning "man".
DANIELSSON Swedish
Means "son of DANIEL".
EINARSSON Swedish
Means "son of EINAR".
EK Swedish
Means "oak" in Swedish.
EKLUND Swedish
From Swedish ek "oak" and lund "grove".
ELD Swedish
From Old Norse eldr, modern Swedish eld, meaning "fire".
ELMERSSON Swedish
Means "son of ELMER".
ENGBERG Swedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish äng "meadow" and berg "mountain".
ENGMAN Swedish
From Swedish äng "meadow" and man "man", originally a name for a person who lived in a meadow.
ENGSTRÖM Swedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish äng "meadow" and ström "stream".
ERICSON English, Swedish
Means "son of ERIC".
ERICSSON Swedish
Means "son of ERIC".
ERIKSSON Swedish
Means "son of ERIK".
FALK Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, German
From Old Norse falkr or Middle High German valke "falcon".
FELDT German, Danish, Swedish
North German, Danish and Swedish variant of FELD.
FORSBERG Swedish
Derived from Swedish fors "waterfall" and berg "mountain".
FREDRIKSSON Swedish
Means "son of FREDRIK".
FRISK Swedish
From Swedish frisk "healthy", which was derived from the Middle Low German word vrisch "fresh, young, frisky".
GERHARDSSON Swedish
Means "son of GERHARD".
GÖRANSSON Swedish
Means "son of GÖRAN".
GRAHN Swedish
From Swedish gran meaning "spruce".
GUNNARSSON Swedish
Means "son of GUNNAR".
GUSTAFSSON Swedish
Means "son of GUSTAF". The actress Greta Garbo (1905-1990) was originally named Greta Gustafsson.
GUSTAVSSON Swedish
Means "son of GUSTAV".
HALL English, German, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Means simply "hall", given to one who either lived in or worked in a hall (the house of a medieval noble).
HALLMAN Swedish
Occupational variant of HALL.
HANSSON Swedish
Means "son of HANS".
HARALDSSON Swedish
Means "son of HARALD".
HAROLDSON Swedish
Anglicized form of HARALDSSON.
HENRIKSSON Swedish
Means "son of HENRIK".
HERMANSSON Swedish
Swedish form of HERMANSON.
HJORT Danish, Swedish
Danish and Swedish cognate of HART.
HOLGERSSON Swedish
Means "son of HOLGER".
HOLMSTRÖM Swedish
From Swedish holme "islet" and ström "stream".
HULT Swedish
Swedish form of HOLT.
INGESSON Swedish
Means "son of INGE".
ISAKSSON Swedish
Means "son of ISAK".
JAKOBSSON Swedish
Means "son of JAKOB".
JANSSON Swedish
Means "son of JAN (1)".
JENSSON Swedish
Means "son of JENS".
JOHANSSON Swedish
Means "son of JOHAN". This is the most common surname in Sweden.
JOHNSSON Swedish
Means "son of JOHN".
JONASSON Swedish
Means "son of JONAS (2)".
JÖNSSON Swedish
Means "son of JÖNS".
JONSSON Swedish
Means "son of JON (1)".
KARLSSON Swedish
Means "son of KARL".
KJELLSSON Swedish
Means "son of KJELL".
KLASSON Swedish
Means "son of KLAS".
KNUTSSON Swedish
Means "son of KNUT".
KRON German, Swedish
From German Krone and Swedish krona meaning "crown" (from Latin corona), perhaps a nickname for one who worked in a royal household.
LAGER Swedish
Means "laurel" in Swedish.
LÅNG Swedish
Swedish cognate of LONG.
LARSSON Swedish
Means "son of LARS".
LEIFSSON Icelandic, Swedish
Means "son of LEIF".
LENNARTSSON Swedish
Means "son of LENNART".
LINDBERG Swedish
From Swedish lind "linden tree" and berg "mountain".
LINDGREN Swedish
From Swedish lind "linden tree" and gren "branch". A famous bearer of this name was Swedish author Astrid Lindgren (1907-2002).
LINDHOLM Swedish
From Swedish lind "linden tree" and holme "small island".
LINDQUIST Swedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish lind "linden tree" and qvist "twig, branch".
LINDSTRÖM Swedish
Derived from Swedish lind "linden tree" and ström "stream".
LJUNG Swedish
Means "heather" in Swedish.
LJUNGBORG Swedish
From Swedish ljung "heather" and borg "castle".
LJUNGGREN Swedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish ljung "heather" and gren "branch".
LJUNGMAN Swedish
From Swedish ljung "heather" and man "man".
LJUNGSTRAND Swedish
From Swedish ljung "heather" and strand "beach".
LÖFGREN Swedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish löv "leaf" and gren "branch".
LUND Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, English
Indicated a person who lived near a grove of trees, from Old Norse lundr meaning "grove". There are towns in Sweden and Britain called Lund.
LUNDBERG Swedish
Derived from Swedish lund "grove" and berg "mountain".
LUNDGREN Swedish
Derived from Swedish lund "grove" and gren "branch".
LUNDQUIST Swedish
Derived from Swedish lund "grove" and qvist "twig, branch".
MAGNUSSON Swedish
Means "son of MAGNUS".
MÅRDH Swedish
From Swedish mård meaning "pine marten".
MARKUSSON Swedish
Means "son of MARKUS".
MARTINSSON Swedish
Means "son of MARTIN".
MATSSON Swedish
Means "son of MATS".
MATTSSON Swedish
Means "son of MATTS".
MIKAELSSON Swedish
Means "son of MIKAEL".
MÖLLER Low German, Swedish
Low German and Swedish form of MÜLLER.
NIKLASSON Swedish
Means "son of NIKLAS".
NILSSON Swedish
Means "son of NILS".
NORLING Swedish
Originally denoted a person who came from the north.
NYBERG Swedish
From Swedish ny "new" and berg "mountain".
NYLUND Swedish
From Swedish ny "new" and lund "grove".
NYQUIST Swedish
From Swedish ny "new" and qvist "twig, branch".
NYSTRÖM Swedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish ny "new" and ström "stream".
OLANDER Swedish
Denoted someone from the islands of Öland (eastern Sweden) or Åland (western Finland).
OLIVERSSON Swedish
Means "son of OLIVER".
OLOFSDOTTER Swedish
Means "daughter of OLOF".
OLOFSSON Swedish
Means "son of OLOF".
OLSON Swedish, Danish
Anglicized form of OLSSON or OLSEN.
OLSSON Swedish
Means "son of OLAF".
ÖMAN Swedish
From Swedish ö meaning "island" and man meaning "man".
ÖSTBERG Swedish
From Swedish öst "east" and berg "mountain, hill".
OTTOSSON Swedish
Means "son of OTTO".
PATRIKSSON Swedish
Means "son of PATRIK".
PERSSON Swedish
Means "son of PER".
PETERSSON Swedish
Means "son of PETER".
PETTERSSON Swedish
Means "son of PETTER".
PILKVIST Swedish
From Swedish pil "willow" and qvist "twig, branch".
RAPP (1) Swedish
From Swedish rapp meaning "quick, prompt", one of the names adopted by soldiers in the 17th century.
RASK Danish, Swedish
Means "energetic, quick, healthy" in Danish and Swedish.
ROBERTSSON Swedish
Means "son of ROBERT".
ROSENBERG German, Swedish, Jewish
Means "rose mountain" in German and Swedish. As a Swedish and Jewish name it is ornamental.
RUNDSTRÖM Swedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish rund "round" and ström "stream".
SIMONSSON Swedish
Swedish form of SIMONSON.
SOLBERG Norwegian, Swedish
From a place name, derived from Old Norse sól "sun" and berg "mountain". As a Swedish name it may be ornamental.
SÖRENSEN Swedish
Swedish form of SØRENSEN.
SORENSON Danish, Swedish
Anglicized form of SØRENSEN or SÖRENSSON.
SÖRENSSON Swedish
Swedish form of SØRENSEN.
STEFANSSON Swedish
Means "son of STEFAN".
STENBERG Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Derived from Scandinavian sten "stone" and berg "mountain". As a Swedish name it is ornamental.
STENDAHL Swedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish sten "stone" and dahl "valley" (modern spelling dal).
STIGSSON Swedish
Means "son of STIG".
STRAND Norwegian, Swedish, Danish
From Old Norse strǫnd meaning "beach, sea shore". It was originally given to someone who lived on or near the sea.
SUNDÉN Swedish
From Swedish sund meaning "sound, strait".
SVENSSON Swedish
Means "son of SVEN".
TJÄDER Swedish
Means "wood grouse" in Swedish.
TOMASSON Swedish
Means "son of TOMAS".
ULFSSON Swedish
Means "son of ULF".
VÅNG Swedish
Swedish variant of WANG (3).
VICTORSSON Swedish
Means "son of VICTOR".
VINTER Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Scandinavian variant of WINTER.
WANG (3) German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From Old High German wang or Old Norse vangr meaning "grassy slope, meadow".
WESTERBERG Swedish
Derived from Swedish väster "west" and berg "mountain".
WINTER English, German, Swedish
From Old English winter or Old High German wintar meaning "winter". This was a nickname for a person with a cold personality.
WINTHER Danish, Swedish
Danish and Swedish variant of WINTER.
WUOPIO Swedish
Means uncertain, possibly referred to a dweller in a narrow bay with steep shores.