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Gender: F Pronunciation: tov-ah Meaning of Tove: "beautiful" Origin of Tove: Scandinavian

Modern variation of an Old Norse name for which there are no letters on the twenty-first century keyboard. It's related to Thor, and Tove and Tuva are the forms that survive and thrive in modern Scandinavia. Other popular Scandinavian names not well known outside of the Nordic countries include Toril, Maja, Tyra, and Ebba.

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Famous People Named Tove

Tove Christensen, Canadian film producer and actor
Tove Ditlevsen, Danish poet and author
Tove Edfeldt, Swedish actress
Tove Jansson, 1914-2001, beloved Scandinavian children's book author and artist
Tove Jensen, also known as Tiny Tove, adult film star
Tove Lo, Swedish singer
Tove Nilsen, Norwegian writer
Tove Styrke, Swedish singer

Pop Culture References for the name Tove

Tove, legendary girl, mistress of the Danish King Waldemar, and subject of a poem by Jens Peter Jacobsen
Tove, fictional creature created by Lewis Carroll that appears in his poem Jabberwocky.
High Tove, mountain in the English Lake District
River Tove, tributary of the River Great Ouse in England.
TOVE Project, ontology for modelling enterprises.