Gender Feminine
Usage Swedish
Pronounced Pron. SVEH-ah

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 ancient 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

classic   upper class   natural   wholesome   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Estonia: August 14
Sweden: January 2


Entry updated February 28, 2019