Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. SVEHN(Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch)

Meaning & History

From the Old Norse byname Sveinn meaning "boy". This was the name of kings of Denmark, Norway and Sweden.

Related Names

VariantsSvein, Svend(Norwegian) Svend(Danish)
Feminine FormSvenja(German)
Other Languages & CulturesSveinn(Ancient Scandinavian) Soini(Finnish)
Surname DescendantsSvenson, Svensson(Swedish)


People think this name is

classic   natural   wholesome   strong   strange   simple   serious  

Name Days

Estonia: August 21
Sweden: December 5


Entry updated November 20, 2020