Home > Sveinn


What does Sveinn mean?

Sveinn Pronunciation of Sveinn [sveinn] as a boys' name is an Old Norse name, and the meaning of the name Sveinn is "boy, lad". Sveinn is a version of Sven (Old Norse).

Associated with: norse.


Sveinn has 1 variant: Svein.

3 more alternative forms via Sven: Svend, Swain and Swen.

Creative forms:
(male) Steinn, Svene, ..

(female) Svean, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sveinn Herman (S.H.), ..

How popular is Sveinn?

Sveinn is an uncommon given name for males. Sveinn is also a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular varying form of Sveinn (not ranked) is Sven. Other forms, like Svein, are uncommon. Adoption of this form of Sveinn was widespread among parents during 1970-1979 (#1699). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sven in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sveinn and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aswinn (see Aswin), Benn, Brenn, Deonn, Devinn, Elwinn (see Elvin), Erwinn, Evann, Fenn, Finn, Flainn (see Flann), Flinn, Gleann (see Glen), Glenn, Glinn, Guinn, Gwinn, Irwinn (see Irwin), Ivann, Kenn, Kevinn, Lenn, Linn, Oswinn, Penn, Quinn, Ravinn, Reginn, Sabin, Sabino, Saint, Savin, Savino, Savion, Savionn, Sean, Seann, Seeton, Seiji, Selwinn (see Selwyn), Seton, Severin, Severino, Severn, Severne, Sevrin, Shaine, Shann, Shawnn, Sherwinn (see Sherwin), Shonn, Sion, Sleven, Stearn, Steben, Steen, Stefon, Stefonn, Stein, Steinar, Sten, Steno, Stepny, Stern, Sterne, Stevan, Steven, Stevon, Stevyn, Stian, Swaine, Sweeny, Tevinn (see Tevon), Unwinn (see Unwin) and Winn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Sveinn.

See names
in meaning and etymology.