Solveig

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Gender: F Pronunciation: SOLE-vay Meaning of Solveig: "the strong house or daughter of the sun" Origin of Solveig: Scandinavian

Common in Scandinavia, this name has rarely come to our shores. The name of the heroine in Ibsen's Peer Gynt, Solveig is currently a widely-used name in Norway. Pronounced authentically, with a silent 'g', it becomes much more appealing.

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Famous People Named Solveig

Solveig Ingersdatter Gulbrandsen, Norwegian footballer
Solveig Dommartin, French-German actress
Solveig Torsvik, Norwegian politician
Solveig Sollie, Norwegian politician
Solveig Kloppen, Norwegian journalist, actress and TV presenter
Solveig Hansen, Danish fashion model
Solveig Slettahjell, Norwegian jazz singer

Pop Culture References for the name Solveig

"Solveig's Song," in Henrik Ibsen's "Peer Gynt," composed by Edvard Grieg
Solveig, main character in Matthew J. Kirby's "Icefall"

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