Feminine variation of Ulf, Scandinavian

Ylva Origin and Meaning

The name Ylva is a girl's name meaning "wolf".

Ylva may look like it belongs with the Eva family of names, but it actually derives from Ulf, a name meaning "wolf." It's not a very intuitive name to English-speakers, and likely won't get picked up in the US anytime soon. At last count, it was only given to five American baby girls.

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Ylva in Pop Culture

  • Ylvacharacter in webcomic "Hollow"