Most common surnames 15.4.2019

Surname Men Women Total
Korhonen 11720 11228 22948
Virtanen 11714 10726 22440
Mäkinen 10377 10203 20580
Nieminen 10409 10018 20427
Mäkelä 9808 9570 19378
Hämäläinen 9509 9181 18690
Laine 9240 9207 18447
Heikkinen 8939 8787 17726
Koskinen 8841 8584 17425
Järvinen 8335 8103 16438



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.