Tove Origin and Meaning

The name Tove is a girl's name of Swedish, Norwegian origin meaning "beautiful".

Tove is a 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. Beyond Tove, 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 ChristensenCanadian film producer and actor
  • Tove Irma Margit DitlevsenDanish poet and author
  • Tove Anna Maja EdfeldtSwedish actress
  • Tove Marika JanssonFinnish children's book author and artist
  • Tove Jensenalso known as Tiny Tove, Danish adult film actress
  • Tove Lostage name of Ebba Tove Elsa Nilsson, Swedish singer
  • Tove Rønnenkamp MaësDanish actress
  • Tove NilsenNorwegian writer
  • Tove Anna Linnéa Östman StyrkeSwedish singer
  • (Hanna) Tove DahlbergSwedish operatic mezzo,soprano

Tove in Pop Culture

  • Tovelegendary girl, mistress of the Danish King Waldemar, and subject of a poem by Jens Peter Jacobsen
  • Tove Hayes (formerly Cindy)character on TVs "Orange is the New Black"
  • Tovefictional creature created by Lewis Carroll that appears in his poem Jabberwocky.
  • High Tovemountain in the English Lake District
  • River Tovetributary of the River Great Ouse in England