From German Names

Male Male Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Uwe. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born between 1930 and 1965

Origin and Meaning

Frisian name of uncertain meaning

Maybe a short form of names meaning 'inheritance' or 'active, at work'

Detailed information about the origin and meaning of Uwe can be found on our sister site www.nordicnames.de.


  • Uwe Seeler (born 1936), German footballer