"the strong house or daughter of the sun"

Solveig Origin and Meaning

The name Solveig is a girl's name of Scandinavian origin meaning "the strong house or daughter of the sun".
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.

Solveig Popularity

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Famous People Named Solveig

  • Solveig HeiloNorwegian singer of band Katzenjammer
  • Solveig Ingersdatter GulbrandsenNorwegian footballer
  • Solveig DommartinFrench,German actress
  • Solveig TorsvikNorwegian politician
  • Solveig SollieNorwegian politician
  • Solveig KringlebotnNorwegian operatic soprano
  • Solveig HorneNorwegian politician
  • Solveig NordlundSwedish,Portuguese filmmaker
  • Solveig KloppenNorwegian journalist, actress and TV presenter
  • Solveig HansenDanish fashion model
  • Solveig SlettahjellNorwegian jazz singer

Solveig in Pop Culture

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