Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. SUYL-vee(Finnish)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Norwegian and Swedish variant of Solveig. It is also used as a short form of Sylvia.

Related Names

VariantsSolveig, Sølvi(Norwegian) Solveig, Solvig(Swedish)
Other Languages & CulturesSilviya, Silva(Bulgarian) Sílvia(Catalan) Silvija(Croatian) Silvie, Sylva, Sylvie(Czech) Solveig, Solvej, Sylvia(Danish) Silvia, Sylvia(Dutch) Silvia, Sylvia(English) Sylvie, Sylvette(French) Silvia, Sylvia(German) Szilvia(Hungarian) Sólveig(Icelandic) Silvia(Italian) Silvia(Late Roman) Silvija, Solveiga(Latvian) Silvija, Solveiga(Lithuanian) Silvija(Macedonian) Sólveig(Old Norse) Sylwia(Polish) Sílvia, Silvia(Portuguese) Silvia(Roman Mythology) Silvia(Romanian) Silvija(Serbian) Silvia(Slovak) Silvija, Silva(Slovene) Silvia(Spanish)


People think this name is

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Name Days

Finland: August 8
Norway: December 31


Entry updated December 3, 2014