Most common surnames 13.4.2015

Surname Men Women Total
Korhonen 11848 11470 23318
Virtanen 11974 11062 23036
Mäkinen 10590 10450 21040
Nieminen 10666 10320 20986
Mäkelä 9895 9668 19563
Hämäläinen 9672 9463 19135
Laine 9332 9427 18759
Heikkinen 9069 8887 17956
Koskinen 8957 8802 17759
Järvinen 8463 8360 16823



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.