Uwe

♂ Name Uwe – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Uwe

Uwe is a ♂ male name.

Origin of 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-“.

Meaning of Uwe

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

Name Statistic: Uwe is ranked #8134 overall ↓↓ -251

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 9256 ↑↑ 419
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 8073 ↓↓ -710
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 4660 ↓ -36
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 8499 ↓↓ -608
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 9312 ↓↓ -226
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 6728 ↓↓ -259
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 4184 ↓↓ -937
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 5372 ↓ -65
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 1902 ↓↓ -465
  • 🇫🇷 France: 8121 ↓↓ -273
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 9049 ↓↓ -1054
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 6733 ↓↓ -358
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 3884 ↑↑ 218
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 7077 ↓ -85
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 10268 ↓ -70
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 11053 ↑↑ 1175
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 12993 ↓↓ -174
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 7935 ↓ -54
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 7585 ↓↓ -341

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