Most popular first names by decades   23.11.2015
-1899 1900-09 1910-19 1920-29 1930-39 1940-49 1950-59
1960-69 1970-79 1980-89 1990-99 2000-09 2010-15

Selected years  Total

  MEN     WOMEN  
Juhani 346534   Maria 375629
Johannes 249642   Helena 170440
Olavi 228336   Johanna 147064
Antero 186968   Anneli 145602
Tapani 156991   Kaarina 132415
Kalevi 144001   Marjatta 123561
Tapio 138459   Anna 117216
Matti 129414   Liisa 102017
Mikael 121493   Annikki 98275
Ilmari 117400   Hannele 92663

Numbers of first names include all the persons stored in the population information system including dead people. Statistics include also other first names than the first given name.

Statistics of fifty most popular first given names can be found in finnish and swedish on our www-pages

Population Register Centre has published on website all given names and surnames of Finnish citizens which have more than 50 occurrences in Population Information System as open data.

Given names have been separated into tables of male and female names, where the first table displays occurrences of all given names, the second table displays the occurrences of given name as a first name and the third table displays the occurrences of given name as other than first name. Table of surnames displays the surnames in order of number of occurrences.

Surnames have been extracted from Population Information System in August 2014 and first names in September 2014. The data is available as CSV files and summary of 1000 most popular names of each table are available as PDF files.