Please type in the family name you want to know more about. On this tab you can seek information on a single surname. On the other tabs you can compare up to four family names or combine them.
With this service you can analyze Finnish last names' popularity and background.
The tongue-in-cheek elite-o-meter helps you measure surnames' social status.
17 Aug 2015
Service is now responsive (works on tablets and mobile phones too).
24 Jan 2015
Information on names ending with "-nen" added.
23 Jul 2014
Minor layout issues fixed.
Nomen est omen won the main price in the 2009 Apps For Democracy Finland contest. Further development has been funded by the Ministry of Education and Culture and the Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture (AVEK) during 2011.
In the future we will implement a number of new features, such as a list of the most common searches.