Listen to the German pronunciation of Sven. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:
Predominant Age Group in Germany
Typically born between 1955 and 1995
Predominant Regional Usage
- Northern Germany
- Eastern Germany
Origin and Meaning
Younger form of Old Norse sveinn = 'boy', 'lad', 'young man', 'free servant'
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