Solveig

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Norwegian.

Proper noun[edit]

Solveig

  1. A female given name.

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Faroese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Solveig

  1. A female given name

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse salr (house", "hall) + víg (strength). Made popular by the heroine of Henrik Ibsen's Peer Gynt (1867).

Proper noun[edit]

Solveig

  1. A female given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The most common given name of women born in Norway in the 1920s.

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References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [1] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 18 787 females with the given name Solveig living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1920s. Accessed on April 18th, 2011.

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Solveig

  1. A female given name borrowed from Norwegian.

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