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Yngve and Alf were the two sons of a Nordic (Swedish) conqueror of northern Europe, sometime around the year 1000 A.D., according to the literature anthology, The Harvard Classics. On one foray into northern Europe, the father was killed and the two sons returned to Scandinavia to mourn their father's death in battle. Never having learned any more than conquest, the two sons began to fight each other. In the end one son killed the other; however, the text is incomplete and which son survived is not clear.
-- yngveflinta  6/29/2005
The guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen. Yngwie is an Americanized spelling of Yngve.
-- Ylva  1/30/2006
In Germany there's a famous musical actor (born in Norway) who's named Yngve Gasoy Romdal.
-- MusicalTwinSiStar2  2/3/2006
Yngve, male, Scandinavian
This is the ancient name for the Norse fertility God Freyr.
-- Anonymous User  6/22/2008

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