Most common surnames 26.9.2016

Surname Men Women Total
Korhonen 11833 11395 23228
Virtanen 11900 10962 22862
Mäkinen 10528 10364 20892
Nieminen 10598 10238 20836
Mäkelä 9878 9643 19521
Hämäläinen 9604 9399 19003
Laine 9302 9345 18647
Heikkinen 9038 8837 17875
Koskinen 8935 8727 17662
Järvinen 8411 8296 16707



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.