The name Solveig is primarily a female name of Scandinavian origin that means Strong House.
There are multiple possibilities for the meaning of Solveig. While sol most likely derives from the word for house/big room/hall, it might instead derive from the element sól, meaning sun.
There are many variations of the name, including Solvig, Solvej, Sylvi, Sølvi, Sólveig, Soli, and Solvejg.
Solveig was used for a character in Henrik Ibsen's Peer Gynt.