Gender Feminine
Usage Swedish
Pronounced Pron. SVEH-ah  [key]

Meaning & History

From a personification of the country of Sweden, in use since the 17th century. It is a derivative of Svear, the Swedish name for the North Germanic tribe the Swedes. The Swedish name of the country of Sweden is Sverige, a newer form of Svear rike meaning "the realm of the Svear".


People think this name is

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Name Days

Estonia: August 14
Sweden: January 2


Entry updated December 7, 2022