Signe

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English[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Signe

  1. an asteroid discovered by Max Wolf on October 22, 1900

Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Old Norse Signý. Name of heroines in Norse mythology.

Proper noun[edit]

Signe

  1. A female given name.

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1925. From Swedish and Danish Signe.

Proper noun[edit]

Signe f

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Signe was the only given name of 1562 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.

Norwegian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Signý.

Proper noun[edit]

Signe

  1. A female given name.

Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

First recorded in Sweden in 1382. From Old Norse Signý. In Norse mythology the name of a princess who killed herself after her lover's death.

Proper noun[edit]

Signe

  1. A female given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Until the 19th century mainly used in Scania. Revived in the 19th century, popular around 1900 in Sweden, as well as in Denmark and Norway.