Gender: Female Pronunciation: SVEY-ah Meaning of Svea: "spear" Origin of Svea: Nordic

Svea Origin and Meaning

The name Svea is a girl's name meaning "spear".

More Scandinavian names are making their way into English-speaking homes. If Sven and Freya are useable, why not Svea?

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Issybelle Says:


Mother Svea is the female personification of Sweden (Sverige in Swedish, an older spelling is Svea-rike). Rike means kingdom.

luella_madison Says:


I really really like this name. It's more unusual than my other Scandinavian favorites, Astrid and Freyja.

xmaonx Says:


That's sounds a lot more beautiful than I thought it would be :)

noro226 Says:



xmaonx Says:


How do you pronounce this? Surely not severe?

SimoneKadele Says:


I like this!