Gender Feminine
Usage Swedish
Pronounced Pron. MIE-vawr  [key]

Meaning & History

From Swedish maj meaning "May (month)" combined with vår meaning "spring" or the Old Norse name element vǫr meaning "vigilant, cautious". This name was first used in the early 20th century [1].

Name Days

Sweden: June 8


Sources & References

  1. Nordic Names Wiki, entry Majvor, available from
Entry updated June 9, 2023