Most common surnames 6.7.2015

Surname Men Women Total
Korhonen 11841 11464 23305
Virtanen 11970 11054 23024
Mäkinen 10586 10427 21013
Nieminen 10662 10308 20970
Mäkelä 9887 9650 19537
Hämäläinen 9662 9471 19133
Laine 9331 9417 18748
Heikkinen 9058 8870 17928
Koskinen 8948 8790 17738
Järvinen 8446 8354 16800



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.