The Most Popular Swedish First Names 1920-2022 (+ Meanings)

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What are Swedes actually named these days, and how has naming trends changed over time? Well, if we look back on the most popular Swedish first names over the last 100 years we see some names that come and go, but also a few timeless ones that seem to stand the test of time. To illustrate this, the most popular first name in the 1920s for Swedish females was Anna, and in 2022 it’s still Anna. For Swedish males, Lars was hugely popular in the 1920s-1950s, and is back again in the top spot in 2022 after a few decades outside the top 10.

In other words, though the popularity of most Swedish names rises and falls over the years, there are a select few that have stayed popular over the past 100 years.

Let’s start by taking a look at the most popular Swedish first names in 2022, what they mean, and where they come from. Then, we’ll dive into the historical data afterward, and analyze how naming trends have shifted over the years in Sweden.

Sweden’s Most Common First Names for Females in 2022

RankFirst NameOrigins & Meaning (# of Swedes)
1AnnaAnna stems from the biblical Hebrew Channa (mother of Maria and grandmother of Jesus), which means “mercy” or “the pardoned”. May also be related to the Celtic goddess Anu. (100 381)
2EvaEva is a biblical Hebrew name meaning “life-giver” or “living one”, stemming from the Hebrew word Chawa. (85 496)
3MariaMaria is the Greek and Roman form of the Aramaic Mariam (and Hebrew Mirjam). It’s been used in Sweden since the 14th century and means “rebellious”“long-awaited child”, or “loved” depending on the source. (85 408)
4KarinKarin is the Swedish short form of Katarina, stemming from the Greek word Katharos which means “pure”or “chaste”. (63 941)
5SaraSara is a biblical Hebrew name that means “countess”, and was the name of Abrahams wife in the old testament. (58 702)
6ChristinaKristina is the female form of Kristian/Christian, which stems from the Latin Christianius that means “the Christian”. (57 657)
7LenaLena can be either the Scandinavian short form of the biblical Hebrew name Magdalena (which means “woman from Magdala”), or the English short form of the Greek name Helena, which means “the enchanted” and is commonly associated with Helen of Troy, or “the most beautiful woman in the world” in Ancient Greece. (57 595)
8EmmaEmma is a name with Germanic roots, originally a nickname for Ermin/Emerentia(meaning “great”“whole”, or “universal”. It has later also been used as a nickname for Emilia. (51 075)
9KerstinKerstin stems from Kristina, which is the female form of Kristian/Christian. The name stems from the Latin Christianius which means “the Christian”. (46 822)
10MarieMarie is another form of Maria and comes from the Aramaic Mariam (and HebrewMirjam). It means “rebellious”“long-awaited child”, or “loved” depending on the source. (42 013)
11MalinMalin is a short form of the biblical Hebrew name Magdalena, which means “woman from Magdala”. (40 426)
12JennyJenny, or Jennie, is the English short form of Johanna, which in turn stems from the Hebrew Jochanna, meaning “God has mercy”. (39 824)
13IngridIngrid is a Nordic name that comes from the Old Norse Ingifridh, which means “beautiful” or “beloved”. (39 198)
14HannaHanna comes from the Hebrew Channa and means “mercy” or “the pardoned”. (38 660)
15LindaLinda is a short form of any name ending in -lind, -linde, or -linda which is usually names of German origins. Linda means “soft” or “mild” in Old German, and “the beautiful” or “the petite” in Latin. (38 446)
16AnnikaAnnika stems from the German Anneke, and means “little Anna”, which in turn stems from the biblical Hebrew Channa“mercy” or “the pardoned”. May also be related to the Celtic goddess Anu. (38 224)
17SusanneSusanne is the French form of Susanna, a Greek name that originates from the Hebrew Shoshanna, which means “lily”. (37 596)
18ElinElin is a Swedish form of the Greek name Helena, which means “the enchanted” and is commonly associated with Helen of Troy, or “the most beautiful woman in the world” according to Ancient Greece literature. (37 593)
19MonicaMay stem form the Latin monere (“warn, admonish“) and with Greek monachós (“monk“). (37 018)
20BirgittaBirgitta means means “the exalted one“, and is linked to the Irish saint Brigit, and also identical to the name of a Celtic goddess. The Latinised form of the name was Brigida. (36 495)
21SofiaSofia is a Greek name, identical to the word sofía “wisdom“. (35 759)
22JohannaJohanna is a Swedish form of the Hebrew Jochanna, meaning “God has mercy”. (34 321)
23IngerInger is a Nordic name stemming from the Old Norse name Ingegerd, which means “farmstead”, or “protected”. (33 523)
24CarinaCarina or Carin is the Scandinavian short form of Katarina, stemming from the Greek word Katharos which means “pure”or “chaste”. (32 868)
25JuliaJulia is the female form of Julius, which means “mother earth”. (31 898)
26ElisabethElisabeth is a biblical name stemming from the Hebrew Elisheva which means “God is perfection” or “God is my oath”. (31 516)
27UllaUlla is an Old Norse name that stems from the male name Ull, the Norse sun god. It may also derive from the German Ulrika, which means “heritage” or “powerful”. (30 193)
28LinnéaLinnea is a Swedish name that comes from the family name of Carl Linnaeus, “the father of modern taxonomy”, and ultimately a flower that was named after the famous botanist. (29 632)
29KatarinaKatarina stems from the Greek word Katharos which means “pure” or “chaste”. (29 514)
30EmelieThe female form of Emil, which is likely of Roman origins (as Æmilius) with the meaning “enthusiastic” or “driven”.
(28 976)
31IdaIda is a name with Old German origins, and means either “the diligent” or “the active”. Popular in Scandinavia as the sister in Astrid Lindgren’s children’s book “Emil of Lönneberga” was called Ida. (28 930)
32HelenaHelena means “the enchanted” and is commonly associated with Helen of Troy (a.k.a. “the most beautiful woman in the world” in ancient Greece literature). (27 563)
33CamillaCamilla is a name of Latin origins, and means “servant of the sacrificed” or “sacrificial priestess”. (27 244)
34ÅsaÅsa, or Åse/Aase, is an Old Norse name that means “queen of goddesses”. (27 069)
35AnetteAnette stems from the German Anneke, and means “little Anna”, which in turn stems from the biblical Hebrew Channa“mercy” or “the pardoned”. May also be related to the Celtic goddess Anu. (26 919)
36SandraSandra stems from Alexandra, a feminine form of Alexander, which is Greek and formed from two words meaning “to defend” or “to help”, and “man” (i.e. “the defender of men”). 26 268
37MajaMaja is a Scandinavian/German/Slavic form of the greek Maia (meaning “princess”), and also a short form of Maria in Sweden since the 14th century (which either means “rebellious”“long-awaited child”, or “loved” depending on the source. (25 794)
38GunillaGunilla is a Latinised form of the Old Norse Gunhild, which is composed of the words gunnr and hild, meaning “warrior maiden“. (25 496)
39AnnAnn is the English form of Anna, originating from the Hebrew Channa, meaning “mercy” or “the pardoned”. (25 312)
40AnitaAnita is a Spanish form of the German Anneke, and means “little Anna”. It likely stems from the biblical Hebrew Channa“mercy” or “the pardoned”, but may also be related to the Celtic goddess Anu. (24 976)
41AmandaAmanda is a Latin name meaning “the lovable one”. (24 635)
42MarianneMarianne is the French form of the Latin Mariana, which means “female”. (24 409)
43AnneliAnneli or Annelie is a nickname of Anna, Ann-Louise or Anna-Lovisa. It can be translated to “gracious” or “merciful”. (24 365)
44MargaretaMargareta originates from a Persian word for “pearl”, which is the root of the Greek margarit, and the Latin margarita. The name started being used in Sweden around the 1100s. (24 319)
45ThereseTherese comes from the Greek Teresia, possibly formed into a word related to hunting. The name would then mean ‘the huntress’. Teresia has also been associated with the Greek island name Thæra. (24 166)
46JosefinJosefin, or Josefina, is a feminine form of Joseph which means “may God multiply”. (23 875)
47CeciliaCecilia stems from the Latin Caecilia, originally borne by the female members of the Roman family Caecilius, whose name is taken from the word caecus, which means “blind”. Other Nordic variants include Sissela, Silje and Silja. (23 494)
48JessicaJessica may be an English form of the Hebrew Jiska, interpreted as “God beholds”. It has also been thought to have been created by William Shakespeare, with whom Jessica is the daughter of Shylock in The Merchant of Venice. (23 392)
49HelenHelen means “the enchanted” and is commonly associated with Helen of Troy, or “the most beautiful woman in the world” in Ancient Greece litterature. (23 104)
50LisaLisa is a Swedish short form of the originally Hebrew name Elisabet (Elizabeth) meaning “God is perfection”. (22 539)
Source: SCB 2022, ISOF, Svenska Akademien
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Popular Swedish First Names

Sweden’s Most Common First Names For Males in 2022

RankFirst NameOrigins & Meaning (# of Swedes)
1LarsLars is a short form of the Latin Laurentius which means “crowned with laurel wreath” or “man from Laurentum”. (83 851)
2MikaelMikael, or Michael, is a biblical Hebrew name that means “who is like God”. (79 938)
3AndersAnders is a Nordic name that stems from the Greek word Andro which means “human”, “man”, or “miracle” depending on the source. (76 485)
4JohanJohan is a short form of Johannes, a Hebrew name meaning “the lord has mercy”. There are three Swedish kings named Johan throughout history. (74 860)
5ErikErik, or Eric, is a Nordic name that originates from the Old Norse Airikr which means “lone ruler” or “always powerful”. (65 366)
6PerPer, also Pehr and Pär, is the Nordic short form of the Latin/Greek Petrus, meaning “rock”. (64 451)
7PeterPeter is the English form of the Latin/Greek Petrus, meaning “rock”.
(62 457)
8ThomasThomas comes from the Greek Θωμᾶς(or Thōmas) which stems from the Aramaic word for “twin”. (60 759)
9KarlKarl or Carl (usually nicknamed “Kalle”) is a Nordic name originating from the Old Germanic Karlaz, which means “free man”. A total of ten Swedish kings, including the current Carl XVI Gustaf, has the name Karl. (59 578)
10JanJan is a German short form of Johannes, which is of Hebrew origins and means “the lord has mercy”. (58 582)
11DanielDaniel is a Hebrew name that means “God is my judge”. (57 953)
12FredrikFredrik, or Frederik, is a name of German origins meaning “peaceful ruler”. There has been a total of eleven Scandinavian kings with this name, most of them Danish. (54 741)
13MohammadMohammad, or Muhammed, comes from the Arabic Muḥammad “the highly praised”. (45 885)
14AndreasAndreas is a Greek name that stems from the word Andro which means “human”, “man”, or “miracle” depending on the source. (45 593)
15StefanStefan is a form of the Latin Stephanus, which comes from the Greek Stéfanos, “the crowned”. (44 960)
16HansHans is a German short form of Johannes, which is a Hebrew name that means “the lord has mercy”. (44 869)
17MatsMats, Matts, is a Swedish short form of the Greek Mattias, which in turn derives from the Hebrew names (Mattitjahu) or (Mattitja), meaning “the gift of God”. The form Mats has been used in Sweden since the end of the 1400s. (42 947)
18MarcusMarcus, or Mark, is a biblical name of Latin origin, possibly a derivation of the name of Mars, the god of war. (42 911)
19MattiasMattias, or Mathias, is a Greek form of the Hebrew name Mattitjahu which means “god’s gift”. (42 037)
20MagnusMagnus stems from Magne, or Magni, an Old Norse name that means “the powerful”. In Norse mythology Magne was Thor’s strongest son, born by the goddess Járnsaxa. (41 982)
21OscarOscar comes from the Celtic “Oscur”, which in turn is believed to have come from the Old Norse Ásgeirr with the meaning “spear of the gods”. The Frankish form of the name is Ansgar. Another theory behind the name is that it stems from the two Celtic words “os” and “cara”, which would mean “friend of the deers” in Celtic. (41 409)
22JonasJonas stems from the Greek/LatinJonah that in turns comes from the biblical Hebrew name Yonah, which means “white dove”. (41 151)
23AlexanderAlexander is Greek and formed from two words meaning “to defend” or “to help”, and “man” (i.e. “the defender of men“). (41 008)
24NiklasNiklas, Nichlas, Nicklas or Niclas is a Nordic short form of the name Nikolaus, which has Greek origins. Nikolaus is formed from the words Nike – “victory”, and laos – “people” (i.e. “victory of the people”). (39 806)
25MartinMartin stems from the Latin Martinus, which means “Martian”. (39 248)
26BengtBengt is a Nordic and specifically Swedish form of the Latin Benedictus which means “the blessed”. It’s been in use in Sweden since the 1100s. (38 859)
27BoBo is an Old Norse name that means “living”“resident”“farmer”, or “soldier”. (36 974)
28NilsNils is a Swedish short form of the greek name Nikolaus, which stems from the words Nike – “victory”, and laos – “people” (i.e. “victory of the people”). (35 735)
29ViktorViktor is a Latin name, identical to the word victor which means “victorious”. In Sweden it became a fashionable name in the late 1800s. (35 712)
30PatrikPatrik, or Patrick, is connected to the Latin pedjo, meaning “king“, as well as the Latin patricius, meaning “nobleman“. (35 466)
31BjörnBjörn is an Old Norse name of Old Germanic origin, stemming from the word bernuz which means “bear”. (34 705)
32DavidDavid is a biblical name of Hebrew origin meaning “one who is loved“. (33 629)
33FilipPhilip is a form of the Greek Fílippos which means “horse friend”, and is thought to have come to Sweden via Russia. (33 414)
34HenrikHenrik, or Henric, stems from the German Heinrich that means “ruler of the home”. (32 976)
35LeifLeif is a Nordic name that was originally a short form of names that contained leifr, which means “heir”. (32 424)
36JoakimJoakim stems from the Greek Jehoiakim, “Yahweh/God raises up, establishes“. 32 368
37EmilEmil is likely of Roman origins (as Æmilius) with the meaning “enthusiastic” or “driven”. (32 270)
38ChristerChrister, or Krister, stems from the Latin Christianius which means “the Christian”. (31 777)
39UlfUlf is an Old Norse name that means “wolf”. It is a popular name for Swedish men aged 30-60, but not very popular for newborn babies in the Nordics in general. (31 211)
40SimonSimon is a biblical name stemming from the Hebrew verb “to hear“, and the Greek Símōn (and Symeōn). (31 199)
41SvenSven, or Svein, is an Old Norse name that means “young man”, or “youth”. (30 242)
42ChristofferChristopher, or Kristoffer, stems from the Latin Christianius which means “the Christian”. (29 752)
43AntonAnton is a male name of German origin. It corresponds to the Latin Antonius, meaning “the invaluable one“. The name has been used in Sweden since the early 1600s. (28 940)
44WilliamWilliam, or Vilhelm/Wilhelm, is a Germanic name in use in Scandinavia since the 12th century. The name is built on the two words “will” and “helmet”. (28 514)
45ChristianChristian, or Kristian, stems from the Latin Christianius which means “the Christian”. (27 918)
46RobertRobert is a German name, where the prefix contains Old High German hruod, or hrōd, corresponding to Old West Norse hróðr, which means “glory, praise”. (27 905)
47GustavGustav is a Swedish name, whose origin and meaning could be “the rod of the gods“, or “the support of the gods”. (27 875)
48LucasLucas is of Roman/Greek origins and means “of Lucania” (a region in southern Italy) as well as being connected to the patron saint of doctors, artists, and creatives. (27 495)
49TommyTommy comes from Thomas, the Greek Θωμᾶς (or Thōmas), which in turn stems from the Aramaic word for “twin”. (27 334)
50KjellKjell is a Nordic name that stems from Kættil or Kettil, which means “helmet”. (26 388)
Source: SCB 2022, ISOF, Svenska Akademien
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A list of Swedish names. Photo: “Namnlista” by Mölndals stadsmuseum is licensed under CC BY 4.0.

Historical Data: The Most Common Swedish First Names of Every Decade Since 1920

Looking back at Sweden’s most popular names over the past 100+ years, we can observe a few trends:

  • Classic Swedish names such as Anna and Erik were the most popular in the early 1900s, gradually disappeared, and then became popular yet again in the late 1900s/early 2000s
  • The names Anna, Ingrid, Karin, and Kerstin have been the most popular for the longest time among Swedish Women
  • The names Erik, Lars, and Bengt have been the most popular for the longest time among Swedish men
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The most popular female names in Sweden 1920-2020

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2010s2000s1990s1980s1970s1960s1950s1940s1930s1920s
Alice110
Maja23
Elsa3
Ella4
Julia52
Ebba6
Olivia7
Wilma86
Lilly9
Agnes10
Emma114
Elin43
Linnéa5
Ida7
Hanna8
Alva9
Sara226
Amanda4
Hanna5
Johanna68
Julia7
Emelie810
Josefin9
Anna1011971
Maria321
Malin55
Jenny64
Linda73
Sandra9
Camilla7
Åsa8
Ulrika9
Marie107
Eva211
Susanne3
Lena42
Carina5
Kristina63
Annika8
Anette10
Karin4543
Kerstin5217
Monica6
Birgitta74
Inger836
Elisabeth9
Ingrid102
Ulla636
Ingrid72
Anita8
Monica9
Margareta10
Siv5
Barbro8
Gun9
Berit10
Rut4
Inga5
Elsa8
Britta9
Birgit10
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The most popular male names in Sweden 1920-2020

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2010s2000s1990s1980s1970s1960s1950s1940s1930s1920s
William12
Oskar216
Lucas33
Liam4
Elias59
Oliver6
Hugo7
Alexander864
Mohamed9
Charlie10
Filip49
Erik526104
Alexander6
Viktor75
Emil8
Anton1010
Marcus18
Simon3
Johan711
Daniel824
Andreas39
Fredrik42
Mikael531
Christoffer7
Mattias96
Niklas10
Magnus510
Anders723
Peter8310
Jonas10
Thomas46
Lars51137
Per659
Mats74
Stefan8
Jan922
Hans757
Bengt8446
Bo939
Leif6
Karl711
Sven822
Kjell9
Rolf108
Stig55
Nils63
Arne8
Gunnar10
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Source: Nordic Perspective 2022

And here are the top 10 names split up in to each decade since the 1920s:

The Most Common Swedish Names in 2010: Alice & William

The Most Common Female First Names in 2010

  1. Alice
  2. Maja
  3. Elsa
  4. Ella
  5. Julia
  6. Ebba
  7. Olivia
  8. Wilma
  9. Lilly
  10. Agnes

The Most Common Male First Names in 2010

  1. William
  2. Oskar
  3. Lucas
  4. Liam
  5. Elias
  6. Oliver
  7. Hugo
  8. Alexander
  9. Mohamed
  10. Charlie

The Most Common Swedish Names in 2000: Emma & Oskar

The Most Common Swedish First Names for Females in 2000

  1. Emma
  2. Julia
  3. Maja
  4. Elin
  5. Linnéa
  6. Wilma
  7. Ida
  8. Hanna
  9. Alva
  10. Alice

The Most Common Swedish First Names for Males in 2000

  1. Oskar
  2. William
  3. Lucas
  4. Filip
  5. Erik
  6. Alexander
  7. Viktor
  8. Emil
  9. Elias
  10. Anton

The Most Common Swedish Names in 1990: Emma & Marcus

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The Most Common Swedish First Names for Females in 1990

  1. Emma
  2. Sara
  3. Elin
  4. Amanda
  5. Hanna
  6. Johanna
  7. Julia
  8. Emelie
  9. Josefin
  10. Anna

The Most Common Swedish First Names for Males in 1990

  1. Marcus
  2. Erik
  3. Simon
  4. Alexander
  5. Viktor
  6. Oskar
  7. Johan
  8. Daniel
  9. Filip
  10. Anton

The Most Common Swedish Names in 1980: Anna & Johan

The Most Common Swedish First Names for Females in 1980

  1. Anna
  2. Sara
  3. Maria
  4. Emma
  5. Malin
  6. Jenny
  7. Linda
  8. Johanna
  9. Sandra
  10. Emelie

The Most Common Swedish First Names for Males in 1980

  1. Johan
  2. Daniel
  3. Andreas
  4. Fredrik
  5. Mikael
  6. Erik
  7. Christoffer
  8. Marcus
  9. Mattias
  10. Niklas

The Most Common Swedish Names in 1970: Anna & Johan

The Most Common Swedish First Names for Females in 1970

  1. Anna
  2. Maria
  3. Linda
  4. Jenny
  5. Malin
  6. Sara
  7. Camilla
  8. Åsa
  9. Ulrika
  10. Marie

The Most Common Swedish First Names for Males in 1970

  1. Johan
  2. Fredrik
  3. Mikael
  4. Daniel
  5. Magnus
  6. Mattias
  7. Anders
  8. Peter
  9. Andreas
  10. Jonas

The Most Common Swedish Names in 1960: Maria & Mikael

The Most Common Swedish First Names for Females in 1960

  1. Maria
  2. Eva
  3. Susanne
  4. Lena
  5. Carina
  6. Kristina
  7. Marie
  8. Annika
  9. Anna
  10. Anette

The Most Common Swedish First Names for Males in 1960

  1. Mikael
  2. Anders
  3. Peter
  4. Thomas
  5. Lars
  6. Per
  7. Mats
  8. Stefan
  9. Jan
  10. Magnus

The Most Common Swedish Names in 1950: Eva & Lars

The Most Common Swedish First Names for Females in 1950

  1. Eva
  2. Lena
  3. Kristina
  4. Karin
  5. Kerstin
  6. Monica
  7. Birgitta
  8. Inger
  9. Elisabeth
  10. Ingrid

The Most Common Swedish First Names for Males in 1950

  1. Lars
  2. Jan
  3. Anders
  4. Mats
  5. Per
  6. Thomas
  7. Hans
  8. Bengt
  9. Bo
  10. Peter

The Most Common Swedish Names in 1940: Eva & Lars

The Most Common Swedish First Names for Females in 1940

  1. Eva
  2. Kerstin
  3. Inger
  4. Birgitta
  5. Karin 
  6. Ulla
  7. Ingrid
  8. Anita
  9. Monica
  10. Margareta

The Most Common Swedish First Names for Males in 1940

  1. Lars
  2. Jan
  3. Bo
  4. Bengt
  5. Hans
  6. Leif
  7. Karl
  8. Sven
  9. Kjell
  10. Rolf

The Most Common Swedish Names in 1930: Kerstin & Karl

The Most Common Swedish First Names for Females in 1930

  1. Kerstin
  2. Ingrid
  3. Ulla
  4. Karin
  5. Siv
  6. Inger
  7. Anna
  8. Barbro
  9. Gun
  10. Berit

The Most Common Swedish First Names for Males in 1930

  1. Karl
  2. Sven
  3. Lars
  4. Bengt
  5. Stig
  6. Nils
  7. Hans
  8. Rolf
  9. Bo
  10. Erik

The Most Common Swedish Names in 1920: Anna & Karl

The Most Common Swedish First Names for Females in 1920

  1. Anna
  2. Ingrid
  3. Karin
  4. Rut
  5. Inga 
  6. Ulla
  7. Kerstin
  8. Elsa
  9. Britta
  10. Birgit

The Most Common Swedish First Names for Males in 1920

  1. Karl
  2. Sven
  3. Nils
  4. Erik
  5. Stig
  6. Bengt
  7. Lars
  8. Arne
  9. Per
  10. Gunnar

Sources:

https://www.scb.se/hitta-statistik/statistik-efter-amne/befolkning/amnesovergripande-statistik/namnstatistik/

https://www.scb.se/hitta-statistik/statistik-efter-amne/befolkning/amnesovergripande-statistik/namnstatistik/pong/tabell-och-diagram/samtliga-folkbokforda–fornamn-och-tilltalsnamn-topplistor/tilltalsnamn-man-per-decennium-1920-2020-topp-10/

https://www.isof.se/lar-dig-mer/kunskapsbanker/lar-dig-mer-om-arets-namn-och-handelser

https://www.svenskaakademien.se/svenska-akademien/almanackan/namnens-ursprung-och-betydelse

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By Karl Andersson

As a native Swede with a Finnish mother, Karl identifies as both Nordic and Scandinavian. He left Sweden at 19 to explore the world, and stayed abroad for almost 8 years—during which he backpacked, worked every job there was, earned a degree from UC Berkeley, and met the future mother of his children. He ultimately returned to his native Malmö with his love, where they now have 3 Swedish-American boys eager to explore the world.

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