is a male given name. It is an old Nordic name mening "chief".
In Sweden 2004 there were 20100 persons named Folke. Of them about 5700 had it as their main given name.
In 2002 118 newborn boys were named Folke, of them 15 as main name.
- Folke Filbyter, legend
- Folke Birgersson, earl
- Folke Bensow, architect
- Folke Bernadotte, diplomat
- Folke A. Nettelblad, freelance writer and translator
- Folke Rydén, journalist
- Folke Zettervall, architect
- Folke West, traveller
- Folke den tjocke, Sveticæ gentis nobilissimus
- Carl XVI Gustaf Folke Hubertus (Bernadotte), king of Sweden