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Name Solveigh

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

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Languages of use:German, Scandinavian
Popularity:no rank in any popularity list in this database
Similarly written:Solveig, Sólveig, Solvejg, Solvig     Details
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About Solveig, the group of names with the same origin as Solveigh

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