Most common surnames 18.7.2016

Surname Men Women Total
Korhonen 11843 11396 23239
Virtanen 11911 10989 22900
Mäkinen 10536 10381 20917
Nieminen 10619 10248 20867
Mäkelä 9873 9650 19523
Hämäläinen 9609 9408 19017
Laine 9305 9343 18648
Heikkinen 9034 8849 17883
Koskinen 8942 8740 17682
Järvinen 8416 8328 16744



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.