Most common surnames 10.12.2018

Surname Men Women Total
Korhonen 11745 11253 22998
Virtanen 11748 10746 22494
Mäkinen 10411 10231 20642
Nieminen 10429 10060 20489
Mäkelä 9814 9581 19395
Hämäläinen 9526 9209 18735
Laine 9258 9226 18484
Heikkinen 8958 8790 17748
Koskinen 8855 8619 17474
Järvinen 8359 8144 16503



Population Register Centre publishes on avoindata.fi website all given names and surnames of Finnish citizens which have more than 20 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.