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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. SOOL-vie(Norwegian)
SOOL-vay(Swedish)
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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)
Other Languages & CulturesSólveig(Ancient Scandinavian) Solvej(Danish) Sólveig(Icelandic) Solveiga(Latvian) Solveiga(Lithuanian)
Same SpellingSólveig

Popularity

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

Name Days

Estonia: September 3
Sweden: June 4

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