Name Uwe Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Uwe

9263

Uwe is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Uwe?

Uwe is a boy’s name of debated origin. It could be a Frisian short form of Old High German names beginning with “Ul-“, “Ud-“ or “Od-“ (e.g. Ulrich). Another possibility is that the name derived from the Scandinavian name Ove, which originates in the Old Danish name Aghi. Uwe could even be a short form of Old Frisian names beginning with “Ova-“.

What does the name Uwe mean?

Uwe means “heritage” or “inheritance” (from Old High German “uodal”), “edge of a sword” or “terror” (from Old Norse “egg” or “agi”) and also “active” or “at work” (from Old Frisian “ova”).

Pronunciation of Uwe

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Popularity of the name Uwe

The name Uwe is ranked #9263 overall.

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