Most common surnames 25.4.2016

Surname Men Women Total
Korhonen 11844 11413 23257
Virtanen 11928 10999 22927
Mäkinen 10548 10379 20927
Nieminen 10623 10262 20885
Mäkelä 9882 9647 19529
Hämäläinen 9613 9425 19038
Laine 9312 9365 18677
Heikkinen 9045 8862 17907
Koskinen 8955 8759 17714
Järvinen 8413 8322 16735



Population Register Centre publishes on avoindata.fi website all given names and surnames of Finnish citizens which have more than 50 occurrences in Population Information System as open data. The data is available as CSV files and summary of 1000 most popular names of each table are available as PDF files. The material is updated twice a year.

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.