Most common surnames 25.5.2015

Surname Men Women Total
Korhonen 11838 11471 23309
Virtanen 11973 11062 23035
Mäkinen 10589 10439 21028
Nieminen 10659 10308 20967
Mäkelä 9892 9653 19545
Hämäläinen 9668 9467 19135
Laine 9325 9414 18739
Heikkinen 9067 8876 17943
Koskinen 8956 8791 17747
Järvinen 8456 8360 16816



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.