Most common surnames 3.8.2015

Surname Men Women Total
Korhonen 11842 11461 23303
Virtanen 11965 11048 23013
Mäkinen 10589 10422 21011
Nieminen 10663 10309 20972
Mäkelä 9890 9651 19541
Hämäläinen 9660 9469 19129
Laine 9327 9410 18737
Heikkinen 9052 8871 17923
Koskinen 8957 8784 17741
Järvinen 8449 8350 16799



Population Register Centre has published 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.

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.

Surnames have been extracted from Population Information System in August 2014 and first names in September 2014. The data is available as CSV files and summary of 1000 most popular names of each table are available as PDF files.