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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. SOOL-vie(Norwegian)
SOOL-vay(Swedish)

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).