Solveig Meaning and Origin

The name Solveig is a girl’s name meaning “house strength” and is of Norwegian origin. Pronounced SOL-vay. From Old Norse salr’ house’ and veig ‘strength,’ alternatively, it may mean “the way of the sun.” Solveig is a feminine given name and is quite popular in Scandinavian countries, particularly in Norway. It has a rich cultural and historical significance in Norse mythology and Scandinavian folklore. In some stories, Solveig is portrayed as a wise and beautiful woman with a gentle and kind personality. Solveig is also the name of the heroine in the Scandinavian play “Peer Gynt.”

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