First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Yngve

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Alt. Meaning

Y is for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

N is for novel, don't get too complicated!

G is for grace, an admirable trait!

V is for volunteer, your giving side.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

Notable Persons Named Yngve

Yngve Slyngstad is a chief executive officer, norges bank, ceo, and norges bank investment management. Yngve was born on November 3rd, 1962.


Yngve Brodd is an athlete for the Örebro SK, Toulouse FC (1937), FC Sochaux-Montbéliard, and Sweden national football team. Yngve was born on June 9th, 1930 in Seglora.


Yngve was born on July 12th, 1891 in Västervik Municipality. He died on April 27th, 1959.


Yngve was born on March 14th, 1968.


Yngve was born on November 9th, 1983.


Yngve Moe was a jazz and rock musician. Yngve was born on October 4th, 1957 in Tromsø, Norway. He breathed his last breath on April 17th, 2013.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Yngve

Victor was born on July 5th, 1920. He died on January 15th, 2012.


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Popularity of Yngve as a last name

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Common last names for Yngve

  • Johnson
  • Nelson

Fun Facts about the name Yngve

  • When was the first name Yngve first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Yngve is Friday, June 12th, 1885.
  • How unique is the name Yngve? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Yngve. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Yngve: Your name in reverse order is Evgny. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vengy. How do you pronounce that?

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