Sunniva - Meaning of Sunniva

What does Sunniva mean?

[ 3 syll. sun-ni-va, su-nn-iva ] The baby girl name Sunniva is pronounced as Suw-NIY-Vaa- †. Sunniva is of Old English origin and it is used mainly in Scandinavian. It is a two-element name derived from sunne which means 'sun' ; gifu 'gift'. An original form of the name is Sunngifu (Old English). The name was borne by the 10th century Saint Sunniva, a legendary Irish princess who died while fleeing a heathen king who wanted to marry her.

Variant forms of Sunniva include the name Sunn, the Scandinavian Synne, the name Synnove, the Scandinavian Synnöve, and the Scandinavian Synnøve.

See also the related categories, princess (queen), sun, english, irish, saint, and scandinavian.

Sunniva is not popular as a baby name for girls. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Sunniva include Senobe, Shambhavi, Shinobu, Cenobie, Sinope, Synnöve, Synnøve, Tiombee, Tiombey, Tiombi, Tiombie, and Tiomby.

† English pronunciation for Sunniva: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"

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