Swedish Surnames

Swedish names are used in the country of Sweden in northern Europe. See also about Scandinavian names.
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ABRAMSSONSwedish
Means "son of ABRAHAM".
ADAMSSONSwedish
Swedish form of ADAMSON.
ADOLFSSONSwedish
Means "son of ADOLF".
AHLBERGSwedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish al "alder" and berg "mountain".
AHLGRENSwedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish al "alder" and gren "branch".
AHLSTRÖMSwedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish al "alder" and ström "stream".
ÅKERMANSwedish
Swedish form of ACKERMANN.
ALBINSONEnglish, Swedish
Means "son of ALBIN".
ALFREDSSONSwedish
Means "son of ALFRED".
ALFSONSwedish
Anglicized form of ALFSSON.
ALFSSONSwedish
Means "son of ALF (1)".
ALMSTEDTSwedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish alm "elm" and stad "town".
ALVARSSONSwedish
Means "son of ALVAR".
ANDERSSONSwedish
Swedish cognate of ANDERSON.
ANDREASSONSwedish
Means "son of ANDREAS".
ARTHURSSONSwedish
Means "son of ARTHUR".
AXELSSONSwedish
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".
BENGTSDOTTERSwedish
Means "daughter of BENGT".
BENGTSSONSwedish
Means "son of BENGT".
BERGGerman, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From a Germanic word meaning "mountain".
BERGFALKSwedish
Derived from Swedish berg "mountain" and falk "falcon".
BERGLUNDSwedish
Derived from Swedish berg "mountain" and lund "grove".
BERGMANSwedish
From Swedish berg "mountain" and man "man", originally a name for a person living on a mountain.
BERGSTRÖMSwedish
Derived from Swedish berg "mountain" and ström "stream".
BJÖRKSwedish
From Swedish björk "birch tree".
BJÖRKMANSwedish
From Swedish björk "birch tree" and man "man".
BJÖRNSSONSwedish
Means "son of BJÖRN".
BLOMSwedish
Means "bloom, flower" in Swedish.
BLOMGRENSwedish
From Swedish blomma meaning "flower" and gren meaning "branch".
BORGSwedish
From Swedish borg meaning "fortification, castle".
BREINERGerman, Swedish
Occupational name derived from Middle High German brie "porridge".
BYQUISTSwedish
Derived from Swedish by "village" and qvist "twig, branch".
BYSTRÖMSwedish
From Swedish by "village" and ström "stream".
CARLSONSwedish
Means "son of CARL".
CARLSSONSwedish
Means "son of CARL".
CLAESSONSwedish
Means "son of CLAES".
DAHLNorwegian, 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'.
DAHLMANSwedish
From Swedish dal meaning "dale, valley" and man meaning "man".
DANIELSSONSwedish
Means "son of DANIEL".
EINARSSONSwedish
Means "son of EINAR".
EKSwedish
Means "oak" in Swedish.
EKLUNDSwedish
Composed of the elements ek "oak" and lund "grove".
ELDSwedish
From Old Norse eldr, modern Swedish eld, meaning "fire".
ELMERSSONSwedish
Means "son of ELMER".
ENGBERGSwedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish äng "meadow" and berg "mountain".
ENGMANSwedish
From Swedish äng "meadow" and man "man", originally a name for a person who lived in a meadow.
ENGSTRÖMSwedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish äng "meadow" and ström "stream".
ERICSONEnglish, Swedish
Means "son of ERIC".
ERICSSONSwedish
Means "son of ERIC".
ERIKSSONSwedish
Means "son of ERIK".
FALKSwedish, Danish, Norwegian, German
From Old Norse falkr or Middle High German valke "falcon".
FELDTGerman, Danish, Swedish
North German, Danish and Swedish variant of FELD.
FORSBERGSwedish
Derived from Swedish fors "waterfall" and berg "mountain".
FRISKSwedish
From Swedish frisk "healthy", which was derived from the Middle Low German word vrisch "fresh, young, frisky".
GÖRANSSONSwedish
Means "son of GÖRAN".
GRAHNSwedish
From Swedish gran meaning "spruce".
GUNNARSSONSwedish
Means "son of GUNNAR".
GUSTAFSSONSwedish
Means "son of GUSTAF". The actress Greta Garbo (1905-1990) was originally named Greta Gustafsson.
GUSTAVSSONSwedish
Means "son of GUSTAV".
HALLEnglish, 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).
HALLMANSwedish
Occupational variant of HALL.
HANSSONSwedish
Means "son of HANS".
HARALDSSONSwedish
Means "son of HARALD".
HAROLDSONSwedish
Anglicized form of HARALDSSON.
HENRIKSSONSwedish
Means "son of HENRIK".
HJORTDanish, Swedish
Danish and Swedish cognate of HART.
HOLGERSSONSwedish
Means "son of HOLGER".
HOLMSTRÖMSwedish
From Swedish holme "islet" and ström "stream".
HULTSwedish
Swedish form of HOLT.
INGESSONSwedish
Means "son of INGE".
ISAKSSONSwedish
Means "son of ISAK".
JAKOBSSONSwedish
Means "son of JAKOB".
JANSSONSwedish
Means "son of JAN (1)".
JENSSONSwedish
Means "son of JENS".
JOHANSSONSwedish
Means "son of JOHAN".
JOHNSSONSwedish
Means "son of JOHAN".
JONASSONSwedish
Means "son of JONAS (2)".
JÖNSSONSwedish
Means "son of Jöns". Jöns is a southern Swedish form of JOHANNES.
JONSSONSwedish
Means "son of Jon". Jon is a short form of JOHAN.
KARLSSONSwedish
Means "son of KARL".
KJELLSSONSwedish
Means "son of KJELL".
KLASSONSwedish
Means "son of KLAS".
KNUTSSONSwedish
Means "son of KNUT".
KRONGerman, Swedish
Means "crown", perhaps a nickname for one who worked in a royal household.
LAGERSwedish
Means "laurel" in Swedish.
LÅNGSwedish
Swedish cognate of LONG.
LANGENBERGGerman, Swedish
Means "long mountain" in German.
LARSSONSwedish
Means "son of LARS".
LINDBERGSwedish
From Swedish lind "linden tree" and berg "mountain".
LINDGRENSwedish
Means "branch of a linden tree" from Swedish lind "linden tree" and gren "branch". A famous bearer of this name was Swedish author Astrid Lindgren (1907-2002).
LINDHOLMSwedish
From Swedish lind "linden tree" and holme "islet".
LINDQUISTSwedish
Derived from the Swedish words lind "linden tree" and qvist "twig, branch".
LINDSTRÖMSwedish
Means "linden stream", and is derived from the swedish words lind meaning "linden (lime) tree", and ström which means "stream".
LJUNGSwedish
From the Swedish name of the heather plant. There are many combinations of this name in Sweden, for example Ljungberg "heather mountain", Ljungblad "heather leaf", and so on.
LJUNGBORGSwedish
Means "heather castle" in Swedish.
LJUNGGRENSwedish
Means "heather bough" in Swedish.
LJUNGMANSwedish
Means "heather man" in Swedish.
LJUNGSTRANDSwedish
Means "heather beach" in Swedish.
LÖFGRENSwedish
From Swedish löv "leaf" and gren "branch".
LUNDDanish, 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.
LUNDBERGSwedish
Derived from Swedish lund "grove" and berg "mountain".
LUNDGRENSwedish
Derived from Swedish lund "grove" and gren "branch".
LUNDQUISTSwedish
Derived from Swedish lund "grove" and qvist "twig, branch".
MAGNUSSONSwedish
Means "son of MAGNUS".
MÅRDHSwedish
From Swedish mård meaning "pine marten". It was often a soldier's nickname, which became a surname in later generations.
MARKUSSONSwedish
Means "son of MARKUS".
MARTINSSONSwedish
Means "son of MARTIN".
MATTSSONSwedish
Means "son of MATS".
MIKAELSSONSwedish
Means "son of MIKAEL".
NIKLASSONSwedish
Means "son of NIKLAS".
NILSSONSwedish
Means "son of NILS".
NORLINGSwedish
Originally denoted a person who came from the north.
NYKVISTSwedish
From Swedish ny "new" and qvist "twig".
NYLUNDFinnish, Swedish
From the Swedish-speaking south of Finland, directly from Swedish ny "new" and lund "grove".
NYSTRÖMSwedish
From Swedish ny meaning "new" and ström meaning "stream".
OLANDERSwedish
Denoted someone from the island of Öland, or a variant spelling of Ålander, which is a habitational name for someone from the island of Åland.
OLOFSDOTTERSwedish
Means "daughter of OLOF".
OLOFSSONSwedish
Means "son of OLOF".
OLSONSwedish, Danish
Anglicized form of OLSSON or OLSEN.
OLSSONSwedish
Means "son of OLAF".
ÖMANSwedish
From the Swedish words ö meaning "island" and man meaning "man". Thus the meaning is "man from the island".
ÖSTBERGSwedish
Means "mountain (or hill) in the east" from Swedish öst "east" and berg "mountain, hill".
OTTOSSONSwedish
Means "son of OTTO".
PATRIKSSONSwedish
Means "son of PATRIK".
PERSSONSwedish
Means "son of PER".
PETERSSONSwedish
Means "son of PETTER".
PETTERSSONSwedish
Means "son of PETTER".
PILKVISTSwedish
From Swedish pil "arrow, willow" and qvist "twig".
RAPP (1)Swedish
From Swedish rapp meaning "quick, prompt", one of the names adopted by soldiers in the 17th century.
RASKDanish, Swedish
Means "energetic, quick, healthy" in Danish and Swedish.
ROBERTSSONSwedish
Means "son of ROBERT".
ROSENBERGGerman, Swedish, Jewish
Means "rose mountain" in German and Swedish. As a Swedish and Jewish name it is ornamental.
RUNDSTRÖMSwedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish rund "round" and ström "stream".
SIMONSSONSwedish
Swedish form of SIMONSON.
SOLBERGNorwegian, Swedish
From a place name, derived from Old Norse sól "sun" and berg "mountain". As a Swedish name it may be ornamental.
SÖRENSENSwedish
Swedish form of SØRENSEN.
STEFANSSONSwedish
Means "son of STEFAN".
STENBERGSwedish, Norwegian, Danish
Derived from Scandinavian sten "stone" and berg "mountain". As a Swedish name it is ornamental.
STENDAHLSwedish
Ornamental name derived from Swedish sten "stone" and dahl "valley" (modern spelling dal).
STIGSSONSwedish
Means "son of STIG".
STRANDNorwegian, Swedish, Danish
From Old Norse strǫnd meaning "beach, sea shore". It was originally given to someone who lived on or near the sea.
SUNDÉNSwedish
From Swedish sund meaning "sound, strait".
SVENSSONSwedish
Means "son of SVEN".
TJÄDERSwedish
Means "wood grouse" in Swedish.
TOMASSONSwedish
Means "son of TOMAS".
ULFSSONSwedish
Means "son of ULF".
VÅNGSwedish
Swedish variant of WANG (3).
VICTORSSONSwedish
Means "son of VICTOR".
VINTERDanish, 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".
WESTERBERGSwedish
Derived from Swedish väster "west" and berg "mountain".
WINTEREnglish, German, Swedish
From Old English winter or Old High German wintar meaning "winter". This was a nickname for a person with a cold personality.
WINTHERDanish, Swedish
Danish and Swedish variant of WINTER.
WUOPIOSwedish
Means uncertain, possibly referred to a dweller in a narrow bay with steep shores.
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