Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. OO-veh(Swedish)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Probably a modern form of the Old Danish name Aghi, originally a short form of names that contain the Old Norse element egg "edge of a sword" or agi "awe, fear".

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAge, Aike(Frisian) Eike, Uwe, Egon(German) Ago, Agi, Egino(Germanic) Egill(Icelandic) Eike(Low German) Aghi, Egill(Old Norse)
Surname DescendantOvesen(Norwegian)


People think this name is

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Name Days

Estonia: January 11
Norway: October 30
Sweden: February 13


Entry updated December 7, 2022