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Tove name meaning

Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Tove mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Tove

User Submitted Origins

Scandinavian
69%
African
15%
Danish
8%
English
8%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Denmark says the name Tove is of Scandinavian origin and means "Tove is an old female, wiking name, of Scandinavian decent. So Sweden, Norway AND Denmark! It might come from a mixture of the name of Thor (meaning the God Thor, or Thunder), and a word for beautiful. So: beautiful Thor or beautiful Thunder. Also some believe it has had the meaning 'dove', which could be right, as the danish and english languages, has influenced each other, especially during the wiking settlements in England. So 'dove' can have become 'Tove' In the danish tongue".
  2. According to a user from Oregon, U.S., the name Tove is of Scandinavian origin and means "'Gift of Thor'. 'Beautiful Thunder'".
  3. A submission from New York, U.S. says the name Tove means "Favored by Thor" and is of Danish origin.
  4. A user from Australia says the name Tove is of Scandinavian origin and means "Beautiful".
  5. A user from Bahamas says the name Tove is of African origin and means "God is good".
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Notable Persons Named Tove

Notable Persons Named Tove

Tove Lo

Tove Lo is a synthpop and indie pop musician. She plays Vocals, drums, piano, and Drum kit. She holds the title Timebomb". Her ongoing career started in 2006. Tove was given the name Ebba Tove Elsa Nilsson on October 29th, 1987 in Stockholm.

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Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson was a writer. Tove was given the name Tove Marika Jansson on August 9th, 1914 in Helsinki. She breathed her last breath on June 27th, 2001.

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Tove Christensen

Tove Christensen is a film producer. Tove was born on February 20th, 1973 in Vancouver.

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Tove Styrke

Tove Styrke is a pop music, electropop, and indie pop musician. She has been prominent since 2009. Tove was given the name Tove Anna Linnéa Östman Styrke on November 19th, 1992.

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Tova Traesnaes Borgnine

Tova Traesnaes Borgnine is a businesswoman. Tova was given the name Tove Træsnæs on November 17th, 1941 in Oslo. Tova is also known as Traesnaes and Tova (birthname).

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Tove Ditlevsen

Tove Ditlevsen was a poetry, short stories, novels, memoirs, essays, and memoir writer. Tove was born on December 14th, 1917 in Copenhagen. She breathed her last breath on March 7th, 1976.

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  • Tove of the Obotrites
  • Tove Lifvendahl
  • Tove Alexandersson
  • Tove Nilsen
  • Tove Karoline Knutsen
  • Tove Linnea Brandvik
  • Tove Mohr

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tove

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tove

Jean Lucien Savi de Tove

Jean was born on May 7th, 1939.

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Fun Facts about the name Tove

  • How Popular is the name Tove? Tove is the 29,045th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tove have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 181 babies born with the first name Tove in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tove to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tove? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1930 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tove first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tove is Thursday, January 10th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Tove born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tove was in 2018 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Tove: The name spelled backwards is Evot. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Veot. How do you pronounce that?
  • Tove name meaning

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