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Name Solveig

Origin:From Old Norse words for house, hall and strengthTools:

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Gender:female
Languages of use:German, Scandinavian
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Sólveig, Solveigh, Solvejg, Solvig, Sölvi     Details
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About Solveig, the group of names with the same origin as Solveig

Language of origin:Old Norse
Info about origin:known from Solveig, the heroine in the drama Peer Gynt from Henrik Ibsen (1876)
 a speaker of a Scandinavian language probably today takes the name to mean sol väg (way of the sun)
Words:salr = the house, the hall  Old Norse
 veig = the strength  Old Norse
 sol = the sun  Scandinavian
 väg = the way, the lane  Scandinavian
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:19:Solveig Norway 2015,  27:Sólveig Iceland 2015
Name variants:Solveig, Sólveig, Solveigh, Solvejg, Solvig   Sortable list   Details
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Iceland prevalence 2015 27
NorwayGraph2015 94,  2014 77,  2013 85,  2012 572011 68,  2010 60,  2009 91,  2008 66,  2007 76,  2006 64,  2005 74,  2004 75,  2003 73,  2002 83,  2001 73,  2000 72,  1999 65,  1998 62,  1997 58
Norway prevalence 2015 19
Sweden prevalence 2014 100
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