Swedish Submitted Surnames

Swedish names are used in the country of Sweden in northern Europe. See also about Scandinavian names.
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ÅBERG Swedish
Combination of Swedish å "small river" and berg "mountain".
ADELSKÖLD Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish adel "nobility, aristocracy" and sköld "shield".
ADLERZ Swedish (Rare)
Possibly derived from the German surname Adler.
AHL Swedish
Derived from Swedish al "alder tree".
AHLBORN Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish al "alder" and -born, a Swedish surname suffix derived from German geboren "born".
AHLIN Swedish
Combination of Swedish al "alder" and the common Swedish surname suffix -in (ultimately derived from Latin -inus, -inius "descendant of").
AHLQVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish al "alder" and quist an old spelling of kvist "twig".
ÅHMAN Swedish
Combination of Swedish å "small river" and man "man".
ÅKER Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
From Swedish and Norwegian åker "plowed field".
ÅKERHIELM Swedish
Combination of Swedish åker "field" and hjälm "helmet".
ÅKERSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish åker "field" and ström "stream".
ÅKESSON Swedish
Means "son of ÅKE".
ALFVÉN Swedish (Rare)
Perhaps derived from Swedish älv "river".
ALGOTSSON Swedish
Means "son of Algot".
ALIN Swedish
Variant of Ahlin.
ALM Swedish
Means "elm" in Swedish.
ALMBLAD Swedish
Combination of Swedish alm "elm" and blad "leaf".
ALMLÖF Swedish
Combination of Swedish alm "elm" and löv "leaf".
ALMQVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish alm "elm" and kvist "twig, branch".
AMUNDSON English (American, Anglicized), Swedish (Rare)
Anglicized from or rare Swedish variant of AMUNDSEN.
ANDERSDOTTER Swedish
Strictly feminine patronymic of Anders.
ANDREASDOTTER Swedish (Rare)
Means "daughter of Andreas", this surname is only used by females.
ANDRÉN Swedish
Latinized patronymic from the name Andreas.
ANDREWSSON Swedish
Means "son of Andrew."
ÅNGSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish ånga "steam" and ström "river, current, stream". A notable bearer was Swedish physicist Anders Ångström (1814-1874), one of the founders of the science of spectroscopy... [more]
ANTONSSON Swedish
Means "son of ANTON".
APPELKVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish apel or äpple both meaning "apple" and kvist "branch, twig".
ÄRLIG Swedish (Rare)
Means "honest" in Swedish.
ARNESSON Swedish
Means "son of Arne".
ARRHENIUS Swedish (Rare)
The name of two separate family linages with no relation between each other. One family originates from Linköping, Östergötland and probably got its name from Ancient Greek ᾰ̓́ρρην (árrhēn) "male" (taken from the last syllable of ancestor's last name, Kapfelman)... [more]
ARVIDSSON Swedish
Means "son of ARVID".
ÅS Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Means "ridge, hill" in the Scandinavian languages.
ASK Swedish
From Swedish ask "ash tree".
ÅSLUND Swedish
Combination of Swedish ås "ridge, esker" and lund "grove".
ASPLUND Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of Swedish asp "aspen" and lund "grove".
ASSARSSON Swedish
Means "son of ASSAR".
ÅSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish å "creek, small river, stream" and ström "stream, current, flow".
AXELL Swedish
Possibly a habitational name with the combination of ax, a Swedish word for the fruiting body of a grain plant, and the common surname suffix -ell.
AXELMAN Swedish (Rare)
From the Scandinavian given name Axel and man "man".
BÄCKLUND Swedish
Combination of Swedish bäck "brook, stream" and lund "grove".
BACKLUND Swedish
Combination of Swedish backe "hill, slope" and lund "grove".
BÄCKMAN Swedish
Combination of Swedish bäck "small stream" and man "man".
BACKMAN English, Swedish, German
Combination of Old English bakke "spine, back" and man "man". In Swedish, the first element is more likely to be derived from Swedish backe "hill", and in German the first element can be derived from German backen "to bake"... [more]
BÄCKSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish bäck "brook" and ström "stream".
BAGGE Swedish
From Swedish bagge "ram (male sheep)".
BENGTSON English, Swedish
Variant of the Swedish surname Bengtsson.
BERGDAHL Swedish
Combination of Swedish berg "mountain, hill" and dal "valley".
BERGGREN Swedish
Swedish surname meaning "mountain branch". From berg "mountain" and gren "branch".
BERGH Swedish
Variant of Berg.
BERGIN Swedish
Derived from Swedish berg "mountain" and the common surname suffix -in.
BERGKVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish berg "mountain" and kvist "branch".
BERGLIN Swedish
Combination of Swedish berg "mountain" and the popular surname suffix -in, derived from Latin -inus, -inius meaning "descendant of". The second element could also be derived from Swedish lind "lime tree" or lin "flax, linseed".
BERGLIND Swedish
Combination of Swedish berg "mountain, hill" and lind "linden tree".
BERGMANN German, Swedish (Rare)
German variant of BERG combined with the suffix mann "man".
BERGMARK Swedish
Combination of Swedish berg "mountain, hill" and mark "land, ground, field".
BERGQVIST Swedish
Variant spelling of Bergkvist.
BERLIN Swedish
Of uncertain origin. The name could be a shortened form of BERGLIN. It could also be a habitational name from the city in Germany or from a place in Sweden named with ber or berg "mountain"... [more]
BERNADOTTE French, Swedish
Possibly from the name of a historical province in Southern France named Béarn. This was originally a French non-noble surname. French general Jean Baptise Bernadotte (1763-1844) became the king of Sweden as Charles XIV John (Swedish: Karl XIV Johan) in 1818 and founded the current royal house in Sweden, House of Bernadotte.
BERTHOLM Swedish (Rare)
Possibly a combination of the name Bert and holm (see Holm).
BERWALD German, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Originally derived from the given name Bernwald, composed of Old High German bern, bero "bear" and wald "ruler". Later altered to Bärwald "bear forest", from German Bär "bear" and Wald "forest"... [more]
BESKOW Swedish
Derived from the name of the city Beeskow in Germany. A notable bearer was Swedish author and illustrator Elsa Beskow (1874-1953).
BILDT Swedish, Danish
Bildt is a Danish-Swedish-Norwegian noble family originating from Jutland in Denmark and now domiciled in Bohus county in southwest Sweden. The Norwegian branch of the family died out in the beginning of the 18th century... [more]
BIRCH English, German, Danish, Swedish (Rare)
From Middle High German birche, Old English birce, Old Danish birk, all meaning "birch". This was likely a topographic name for someone living by a birch tree or a birch forest... [more]
BIRKE Low German, Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Birk. Perhaps a shortened form of any of various Danish and Norwegian surnames beginning with Birke-, for example Birkeland and Birkelund ("birch grove").
BJÖRKLUND Swedish
Combination of Swedish björk "birch" and lund "grove".
BJÖRN Swedish
Means "bear" in Swedish. Either taken directly from the given name (see BJÖRN) or from a nickname for a big, hairy person. It may also be derived from a place named with the element björn.
BLIXT Swedish
From Swedish blixt "lightning, flash".
BLOMKVIST Swedish
Variant of Blomqvist. Mikael Blomkvist is a fictional character in Stieg Larsson's Millennium Series.
BLOMQVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish blom "bloom, flower" and qvist, an archaic spelling of kvist "twig".
BLOOM Swedish
Variant of BLOM.
BODÉN Swedish
Possibly a combination of Swedish bod "shed, shack, small building" and the common surname suffix -én (originally a derivative of Latin -enius "descendant of"). Also a possible habitational name from places named with Bod-.
BODIN Swedish
Variant of BODÉN.
BOMAN Swedish
Combination of Swedish bo (noun) "nest, farm, dwelling" and man "man".
BONDE Swedish, Old Swedish, Danish
From Old Norse bóndi "farmer". Used as both a last name and a (rare) given name in Sweden (see BONDE for the given name and BONDESSON as an example of a patronymic derived from this name)... [more]
BONDESSON Swedish
Means "son of BONDE", or possibly "son of a farmer".
BORÉN Swedish
Combination of an unknown first element and the common surname suffix -én (originally from Latin -enius "descendant of"). Also possible habitational name derived from places named with Bor-, such as Borås, Borensberg, and Borlänge... [more]
BÖRJESSON Swedish
Means "son of "BÖRJE".
BOSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish bo "dwelling, home" and ström "stream, river".
BRAHE Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Danish and Swedish noble family with roots in Scania and Halland, southern Sweden (both provinces belonged to Denmark when the family was founded). A notable bearer was Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe (1546-1601).
BRÄNNSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish bränna "to burn" and ström "stream".
BRANTING Swedish
A combination of Swedish brant "steep hill" and the suffix -ing. A famous bearer was Hjalmar Branting (1860–1925), Prime Minister of Sweden in the 1920s.
BRATTÉN Swedish (Rare)
Composed of the personal name Bratt and the common surname suffix -én (ultimately from Latin -enius "descendant of").
BRODÉN Swedish
Likely composed of Swedish bro "bridge" and the common surname suffix -én (ultimately derived from Latin -enius).
BROLIN Swedish
Composed of Swedish bro "bridge" and the common surname suffix -in (ultimately derived from Latin -inus, -inius "descendant of").
BRORSSON Swedish
Means "son of Bror".
BRYNGELSSON Swedish
Means "son of Bryngel".
BRYNTESSON Swedish
Means "son of BRYNTE"
BURE Old Swedish, Swedish
This was the name of an influential family in 16th century Sweden. The name originated from the village Bure (now known as Bureå) in Skellefteå parish in Northern Sweden. The village got its name from the nearby Bure River (Swedish: Bure älv, Bureälven) whose name was derived from the Swedish dialectal word burra "buzz, rumble".
BYBERG Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish and Norwegian by "village" and berg "mountain".
BYLIN Swedish
A combination of Swedish by "village" and the suffix -in, derived from Latin -inus, -inius "descendant of"
BYLUND Swedish
Combination of Swedish by "village" and lund "grove".
BYSTEDT Swedish
A combination of Swedish by "village" and German stedt "home, place".
CALLANDER Scottish, English, Swedish (Rare)
Habitational name from various places so named in Scotland. ... [more]
CARLANDER Swedish
Combination of the given name KARL or Swedish karl "man" and ander, from classical Greek andros, "man".
CARLIN Swedish (Rare)
Combination of the given name Karl, which is also a common place name prefix, and the common surname suffix -in (originally from Latin -inus "descendant of").
CARLING Swedish
From the personal name Karl, which is also a common place name prefix, and the common surname suffix -ing "belonging to".
CEDERQVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish ceder "cedar" and kvist "twig, branch".
CELSIUS Swedish (Archaic), History
Latinized form of Högen "the mound" (Latin: celsus), the name of a vicarage in Ovanåker parish, Sweden. Celsius is a unit of measurement for temperature named for Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius (1701–1744).
DAAE Literature, Norwegian, Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Norwegian surname, originating in Trondheim in the 17th century. Also a variant of Daa, the name of a Danish noble family which originated in Southern Jutland in the 14th century. ... [more]
DAHLBERG Swedish
Combination of Swedish dal "valley" and berg "mountain".
DAHLBY Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish dal "valley" and by "village".
DAHLÉN Swedish
Combination of Swedish dal "valley" and the common surname suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius "descendant of".
DAHLSTRÖM Swedish
Derived from Swedish dal "valley" and ström "stream".
DAVIDSSON Swedish
Means "son of David".
DE GEER Dutch, Swedish
The name is possibly derived from the town of Geer near Liège, Belgium. The town lies along the course of the river Jeker, which is called Geer in French.
DJÄRV Swedish (Rare)
Means "bold, daring" in Swedish.
DUFVA Swedish
From Swedish duva "dove, pigeon".
ECKLAND English (Rare), Norwegian (Anglicized, Rare, Expatriate), Swedish (Anglicized, Expatriate)
Possibly a variant of Ecklund. It might also be an anglicization of the rare Swedish surname Ekland or of a Norwegian name derived from several farmsteads named with eik "oak" and land "land".
ECKSTRÖM Swedish
Ornamental name composed of the elements ek 'oak' + ström 'river', 'current'.
EDÉN Swedish
Possibly a habitational name from a place named with the element ed "isthmus". In some cases it could also be a shortened form of EDENIUS (a combination of Swedish ed "isthmus" and the Latin suffix -enius "descendant of").
EDIN Swedish
Variant of EDÉN.
EDSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish ed "isthmus" and ström "stream".
EEK Swedish
Variant of EK.
EKBERG Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and berg "mountain".
EKDAHL Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and dal "valley".
EKDAL Swedish
Variant of EKDAHL.
EKE Swedish (Rare)
Variant of EK.
EKHOLM Swedish
Composed of the elements ek "oak" and holm "islet"
EKLAND Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and land "land". A famous bearer is Swedish actress Britt Ekland (b. 1942), but in her case, the name is a variant of Eklund.
EKLÖF Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and löf, an archaic spelling of löv, "leaf".
EKMAN Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and man "man".
EKSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish ek "oak" and ström "stream, river, current".
EKVALL Swedish
Composed of Swedish ek "oak" and vall "field, pasture".
ELANDER Swedish
Combination of an unexplained first element and the common Swedish surname suffix -ander (originally from Greek aner, andros "man").
ELFVING Swedish
Possibly a combination of an obsolete spelling of Swedish älv "river" and the suffix -ing (ultimately from Proto-Germanic -ingaz) meaning "coming from, belonging to, descending from"... [more]
ELIASSON Swedish
Means "son of ELIAS".
ELOFSSON Swedish
Means "son of ELOF".
EMILSSON Swedish
Means "Son of Emil".
ENEBORG Swedish (Rare)
From Swedish en "juniper" and borg "castle".
ENG Swedish, Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse eng "meadow".
ENGDAHL Swedish
Combination of Swedish äng "meadow" and dal "valley".
ENGLUND Swedish, English
Combination of Swedish äng "meadow" and lund "grove".
ENROTH Swedish
Combination of Swedish en "juniper" and rot "root".
ERICHSSON Swedish
Means 'Son of Erich'.
ERICKSSON Swedish
Means 'Son of Erick'.
ERIKSON Swedish
Means 'Son of Erik'. This was famously used by explorer Leif Erikson.
ERIXON Swedish
Variant spelling of ERIKSSON.
ERLANDER Swedish
Derived from the personal name ERLAND. A famous bearer was Swedish politician Tage Erlander (1901-1985), Prime Minister of Sweden between 1946 and 1969. His father adopted the name Erlander from his father, whose surname was Erlandsson.
ERLANDSSON Swedish
Means "son of ERLAND".
ERSSON Swedish
Contracted form of ERIKSSON.
FAGER Swedish
From Swedish fager, an archaic word meaning ”pretty, fair”.
FÄLDT Swedish
Variant of Feldt.
FALKENBERG German, Danish, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Habitational name from any of several places named from Old High German falk "falcon" and berg "mountain, hill".
FÄLT Swedish
Means "field" in Swedish.
FÄLTSKOG Swedish
Combination of Swedish fält "field" and skog "forest". Agnetha Fältskog (b. 1950) is a Swedish singer and former member of ABBA.
FLINK Swedish
From Swedish flink, an adjective for someone who is quick and accurate.
FLOBERG Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Of uncertain origin. Could possibly be combination of flo, an unexplained element (but probably either ornamental or locational), and berg "mountain", or a habitational name from a place so named.
FLODQVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish flod "river" and kvist "twig, branch".
FLORÉN Swedish
Combination of Latin flor "flower" and the common surname suffix -én.
FOGELSTRÖM Swedish
From Swedish fågel "bird" and ström "stream".
FORS Swedish
Means "rapid" (geology) in Swedish.
FORSLÖF Swedish
Combination of Swedish fors "rapid" and löv "leaf".
FORSMAN Swedish
Combination of Swedish fors "rapid" (geology) and man "man".
FRANSSON Swedish
Means "son of FRANS".
FRANZÉN Swedish
Combination of the given name FRANZ and the popular surname suffix -én, derived from Latin -enius "descendant of".
FREDMAN Swedish, Jewish
Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements fred ‘peace’ + man ‘man’.... [more]
FRÖJD Swedish
Swedish cognate of FREUD.
FROM Swedish
From Swedish from "pious, devout, religious, holy".
FUGLESANG Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Means "bird song" in Norwegian (compare German Vogelsang).
GARDLIN Swedish
Possibly derived from the Swedish word Gård meaning (Garden, or Gardener).
GLAD Swedish
Swedish soldier name meaning "happy". ... [more]
GRAN Swedish
Variant of GRAHN.
GRANATH Swedish
Swedish soldier name meaning "grenade". ... [more]
GRANQVIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish gran "spruce" and kvist "twig, branch".
GREEN Swedish
Variant of Gren.
GREN Swedish
Means "branch" in Swedish.
GRIMM English, German, Danish, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
From a nickname for a stern and forbidding individual, derived from the Old High German word grim "stern, severe". Or possibly from the given name GRÍMR derived from Old Norse gríma "mask, helmet"... [more]
GUMMESSON Swedish
Means "son of Gumme".
HAGEMAN Dutch, Swedish
Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by an enclosure, from Middle Dutch haghe ‘hedge’, ‘enclosure’ + man ‘man’. Respelling of German Hagemann. ... [more]
HÄGG Swedish
From Swedish hägg meaning "prunus padus", but also known as "hackberry, bird cherry". It is a type of small tree native to northern Asia and Europe.
HÄGGLUND Swedish
Combination of Swedish hägg "bird cherry" (a type of tree native to Sweden) and lund "grove".
HÄGGSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish hägg "bird cherry" and ström "stream, small river".
HAGSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish hage "enclosure, garden" and ström "stream, small river".
HÅKANSSON Swedish
Means "son of HÅKAN".
HALLÉN Swedish, Dutch
Swedish variant of Hall, with the addition of the adjectival suffix -én. Possibly a shortened form of Dutch van der Hallen, a topographic or habitational name from Middle Dutch halle ‘hall.’
HALLSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish hall "hall, stone, rock" and ström "stream, small river".
HALVARSSON Swedish
Means "son of Halvar".
HAMMAR Swedish
From a common place name element ultimately derived from Old Norse hamarr meaning "hammer, stone, steep cliff".
HAMMARSKJÖLD Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish hammare "hammer" and sköld "shield". A notable bearer was diplomat and Secretary-General of the United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld (1905-1961).
HANSDOTTER Swedish
Means "daughter of HANS". This name is only given to females. A notable bearer is Swedish alpine ski racer Frida Hansdotter (b. 1985).
HÅRD Swedish
Swedish surname meaning "hard".
HEDÉN Swedish
Combination of Swedish hed "heath, moor" and the suffix -én from Latiin -enius "descendant of"
HEDIN Swedish
Variant of HEDÉN.
HEDLUND Swedish
Swedish surname meaning "heath grove". From hed "heath" and lund "grove".
HELANDER Swedish
The first element is Hel-, which is probably derived from place names ultimately derived from Swedish helig "holy, sacred, blessed" or the male given name Helge. The second element is the common surname suffix -ander (a combination of land "land" and the habitational suffix -er)... [more]
HELGESON Swedish
Means "son of Helge".
HELLBOM Swedish
From Swedish häll, a type of flat rock, and bom "boom".
HELLSTRÖM Swedish
Swedish ornamental name. A combination of häll, a type of flat rock, and ström "stream".
HJÄLM Swedish
Variant of HJELM.
HJALMARSSON Swedish
Means "son of HJALMAR".
HJELM Swedish, Danish
From Swedish hjälm or Danish hjelm, both derived from Old Norse hjalmr "helmet".
HJELTE Swedish
From Swedish hjälte "hero".
HOLLANDER German, English, Jewish, Dutch, Swedish
Regional name for someone from Holland.
HOLM Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English
Derived from Old Norse holmr, meaning "islet".
HOLMBERG Swedish
Swedish ornamental name. A combination of holme "islet" and berg "mountain".
HOLMGREN Swedish
Swedish ornamental name. A combination of holme "islet" and gren "branch".
HOLMQUIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish holm "islet" and kvist "branch, twig".
HOLMSTEN Swedish
Ornamental name composed of Swedish holm "islet" and sten "stone".
HÖÖK Swedish
Derived from Swedish hök "hawk".
HÖRBERG Swedish
From Swedish hör "listen, hear" and berg "mountain".
HULTBERG Swedish
Combination of Swedish hult "grove, copse" and berg "mountain, hill". The surname could be derived from a place named with the element hult. Those place names are most common in Småland, southern Sweden.
HULTQUIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish hult "grove, a wood" and kvist "branch, twig".
HURTIG Swedish
Means "quick, fast, rapid" in Swedish.
INGEMARSDOTTER Swedish (Rare)
Means "daughter of INGEMAR". This name is only given to females. A notable bearer is Swedish cross-country skier Ida Ingemarsdotter (b. 1985).
INGEMARSSON Swedish
Means "son of Ingemar".
ISRAELSSON Swedish
Means "son of ISRAEL".
IVARSSON Swedish
Means "son of IVAR".
JACOBSSON Swedish
Means "son of Jacob".
JEPPSSON Swedish
Probably means "son of JESPER".
JESPERSSON Swedish
Means "Son of Jesper".
JOHANNESDOTTER Swedish (Rare)
Means "daughter of Johannes". This surname is only used by females.
JOHANSDOTTER Swedish (Rare)
Means "daughter of Johan". This surname is only used by females.
JONSDOTTER Swedish
Literally meaning "Jon's daughter" in Swedish.
JULIUSSON Swedish
Means "son of Julius".
KÄLL Swedish
From Swedish källa "source (of a stream of water)", ultimately derived from Old Norse kelda.
KÄMPE Swedish
From Swedish kämpe "fighter".
KAMPRAD Swedish (Rare)
Rare Swedish surname of German origin. A notable bearer is Ingvar Kamprad (1926-2018), a Swedish business magnate and the founder of IKEA. The "K" in IKEA stands for Kamprad.
KÄNNGÅRD Swedish
The name comes from a location outside Enånger named Kännavallen, which later was changed to Tjännavalen, which has been disputed.
KARLGREN Swedish
Combination of the given name KARL and Swedish gren "branch".
KARLIN Swedish
Swedish variant spelling of Carlin.
KASPERSSON Swedish
Means "Son of Kasper".
KEMPE Swedish
Variant of KÄMPE.
KIHLBERG Swedish
Combination of Swedish kil "wedge" and berg "mountain".
KJELLBERG Swedish, Norwegian (Rare)
Old Norse kelda or Swedish källa, both meaning "spring (geology)", combined with berg "mountain, hill".
KNÖS Swedish
Knös, derived from the swedish word "knös" that means "rich". "Knös, knösa" can also mean "job, work".
KVIST Swedish
Swedish surname meaning "twig, branch".... [more]
LAGERLÖF Swedish
A notable bearer was Swedish author Selma Lagerlöf (1858-1940), the first female writer to win the Nobel Prize in literature (1909).
LAGERQUIST Swedish
Ornamental name composed of the elements lager ‘laurel’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.
LAMBERG Swedish
Possibly of German origin, but perhaps an ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element combined with berg "mountain".
LANDIN Swedish
A combination of Swedish land "land" and the common surname suffix -in, derived from Latin -inus, -inius "descendant of"
LANTZ Swedish
Swedish soldier name meaning "lance". ... [more]
LEFFLER German, Swedish
Occupational name for a spoonmaker. Derived from German Löffel "spoon".
LEJON Swedish
Means "lion" in Swedish.
LIF Swedish
This is most likely a name adopted by soldiers in the 17th century. The actual meaning is unclear. It could be taken directly from the Swedish word liv meaning "life" or from a location named with this element.
LILJA Swedish
Means "lily" in Swedish. It is also used as a female first name (see Lilja).
LILJEGREN Swedish
A combination of two Swedish words; lilja meaning "lily" and gren meaning "branch".
LIND Swedish
Swedish word for lime tree.
LINDAHL Swedish
Combination of Swedish lin "flax, linseed" or lind "lime tree" and dal "valley".
LINDBECK Swedish
Ornamental name composed of the elements lind "lime tree" and bäck "stream".
LINDBERGH Swedish (Rare), English (Rare)
Rare variant spelling of LINDBERG. A famous bearer was American aviator Charles Lindbergh (1902-1974) who was the first person to fly non-stop from America to mainland Europe in 1927.
LINDE German, Dutch, Jewish, Spanish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Topographic name for someone who lived by a conspicuous lime tree, from Middle High German, Dutch linde, Scandinavian lind. There are several places, especially in North Germany, named with this word... [more]
LINDFORS Swedish
Comes from the Swedish "Lind" or "Linden" ("Lime Tree" in English) and "Fors" ("rapidly moving water" or "rapids" or "torrent" or "white water" in English)
LINDH Swedish
Variant spelling of LIND.
LINDHAGEN Swedish
Lindhagen is derived from Swedish lind ("linden tree") and hage ("enclosed pasture"). Carl Lindhagen was the Chief Magistrate of Stockholm in the early 1900s. There are presently less than 200 people with this surname living in Sweden.
LINDQVIST Swedish
Variant spelling of Lindquist.
LINDSTEDT Swedish
Swedish ornamental name. A combination of Swedish lind "lime tree" and German stedt "home, place".
LINNAEUS Swedish (Rare)
Latinized form of LIND. A famous bearer was Swedish botanist Carl Linneaus (b. 1707 - d. 1778). His father adopted the name Linnaeus after a big lime tree (lind in Swedish) that grew on the family homestead in Vittaryd parish, Småland.
LINNÉ Swedish
Swedish form of LINNAEUS.
LÖF Swedish
From an archaic Swedish spelling of löv "leaf".
LÖFQUIST Swedish
Combination of Swedish löv "leaf" and kvist "branch".
LÖFSTRÖM Swedish
Combination of Swedish löv "leaf" and ström "stream".
LÖFVÉN Swedish (Rare)
Combination of Swedish löv "leaf" and the common surname suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius "descendant of". Stefan Löfven (b. 1957) is a Swedish politician and the prime minister of Sweden since 2014.
LÖNN Swedish
Means "maple" in Swedish.
LÖÖF Swedish
Variant of LÖF.
LÖÖV Swedish
Variant of LÖF.
LÖÖW Swedish
Variant of LÖF.