Signe name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Old Norse
Usage: Scandinavian, Greenlandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: SIGG-neh
Meaning: Victory and New
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What does Signe mean?

Origin of Frequently Used and Ceaseless Signe is in Old Norse, meaning of Signe is "Victory or New" aimed at baby girls is used specifically in Danish, Finnish, Scandinavian, Greenlandic, Swedish and Norwegian.

Signe is variant form of neoteric Signy. Signy is a variation of cherished and ever lasting Signe. Also Signy is variant of Signý. Originated from Scandinavian and Old Norse, Well-Known and Perpetual Signy, Signy means "New and Victory".

Signe is Danish cognate of Signý.

How do I pronounce Signe?

One syllabled Signe is most commonly pronounced as SIGG-neh. The pronunciation choose to emphasis on first SIGG syllable. The other ways to say the name is sig-ne.

Variants of Signe

Ninni, Signy, Ninna, Ingrid, Linnea, Elin, Níne, Signý, Signa, Signi, Nini, Ninnan, Nina, Nicolaus, Ingeberg, Ingríðr, Linnaea, Linnéa, Elen, Eliana, Eileen, Ellen, Helen, Helene, Elina, Nûno, Sina, Signilla

Middle Names for Signe

Emiliana, Aleyna, Letizia, Orna, Julianne, view more middle names that goes with Signe

How popular is the name Signe?

A common name in Denmark with over 10352 new-borns have been given the name since 1985. At its zenith in 2001, 493 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 14th position.

Additionally, the given name has been in the top 50 baby names 31 times Also, Signe was a common name in Sweden. Over 520 babies have been named Signe since 2001.

At its zenith in 2007,. After 3 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts.

Signe is a familiar baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1884 and was able to reach the top 500 names.

In 1892, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 498 on girl names chart when 67 babies were given the name Signe. There are over 2893 babies that have been given the name Signe in United States.

Signe is a rare baby name in England and Wales still in use today. Signe is a common name in Estonia while somewhat familiar name in Germany, Latvia, Canada and England.

According to our findings, over 30000 babies have been named Signe globally.

View more ▾View full list ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration


Signe in Nordic countries

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What numerology tells about Signe?

When it comes to love, you are looking for someone trustworthy. You can easily adapt to new people and new environments. Your impulsiveness and short temper are your worst character traits you need to work on. When it comes to giving an honest advice, you can be hard. You can spend a whole day on meditation instead of exercise and feel equally productive, or even more. Your charm is guilty of the success you enjoy right now or will do in the future.

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Famous people named Signe

  • Signe Øye, Norwegian politician for the Labour Party
  • Signe Marie Stray Ryssdal, Norwegian lawyer and politician for the Liberal Party
  • Signe Hasso, Swedish actress, writer and composer
  • Signe Wilkinson, editorial cartoonist best
  • Signe Toly Anderson, American singer
  • Signe Tollefsen, United States-Dutch singer-songwriter, settled
  • Signe Ronka, Canadian former competitive figure skater
  • Signe Johansson-Engdahl, Swedish diver
  • Signe Berger in Caligula as Actress
  • Signe Anastassia Mannov in Skrå brædder as Actress
  • Signe Byrge Sørensen in The Act of Killing as Producer
  • Signe Baumane in Rocks in My Pockets as Animation Department
  • Signe Mathilde Sørensen in Episode #1.9 as Actress
  • Signe Skov in Klassefesten 2: Begravelsen as Actress
  • Signe Kiesel in Oliver Twisted as Actress
  • Signe Egholm Olsen in Into the Wild as Actress
  • Signe Danning acted in short Under forvandlingens lov
  • In 1919, Signe Kolthoff characterized the role of Maria Leno in film Jefthas dotter.
  • In 2001 comedy, crime movie, Olsen Banden Junior, Signe Lerche characterized Yvonne.
  • Signe Hagensen played significant character of Inger in 1914 drama flick Et Gensyn.


  1. Social Security Administration,
  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Danmarks Statistik,
  4. SCB- Statistikmyndigheten,
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