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

The name Solveig is a girl's name of Scandinavian origin meaning "the strong house or daughter of the sun". Solveig and is often added to lists like 125 Remarkable Weather Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

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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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