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From Old Norse, meaning "strong house" or "path of the sun".
- Famous real-life people named Solveig
Solveig Hisdal, Norwegian knitting designer
Solveig Kringelborn, Norwegian soprano
Miklabæjar-Solveig, Icelandic woman who lived in the late 18th century who was the subject of local folklore
Sólveig Pétursdóttir, Icelandic politician a former speaker of the Althing, the Icelandic parliament
Solveig Dommartin, French actress
- Solveig in song, story & screen
Solveig is a character in the Norse playwright Henrik Ibsen's play Peer Gynt. Set to music by Edvard Grieg, she sings the beautiful "Solveig's song".
Solveig, main character and narrator of Matthew J. Kirby's "Icefall".