Most common surnames 29.8.2016

Surname Men Women Total
Korhonen 11837 11391 23228
Virtanen 11903 10975 22878
Mäkinen 10532 10368 20900
Nieminen 10608 10233 20841
Mäkelä 9877 9649 19526
Hämäläinen 9604 9406 19010
Laine 9302 9342 18644
Heikkinen 9035 8839 17874
Koskinen 8937 8734 17671
Järvinen 8412 8308 16720



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.