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Gender: F Pronunciation: SOOL-vei, SOL-vay or SOOL-vay Meaning of Solveig: "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 Top 100 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 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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