Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. SOOL-vie(Norwegian) SOOL-vay(Swedish)  [key]

Meaning & History

From an Old Norse name, which was derived from the elements sól "sun" and veig "strength". This is the name of the heroine in Henrik Ibsen's play Peer Gynt (1876).

Related Names

VariantsSølvi, Sylvi(Norwegian) Sylvi, Solvig(Swedish) Solvej(Danish)
Other Languages & CulturesSólveig(Icelandic) Solveiga(Latvian) Solveiga(Lithuanian) Sólveig(Old Norse)
Same SpellingSólveig


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   complex   serious  

Name Days

Estonia: September 3
Norway: September 1
Sweden: June 4


Entry updated April 25, 2021