Gender: Male Meaning of Dov: "bear" Origin of Dov: Hebrew

Dov Origin and Meaning

The name Dov is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "bear".

Fierce meaning, gentle image. This name is very common in Israel, where an endearing pet form is Dubi.

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Pop Culture References for the name Dov

Dovi, Dubi


sugarplum.fairy Says:


Is this pronounced like duh-v or doe-v? Or some other way?

Cormorant Says:


Aaaaaaand first thing I thought was "dovahkiin." (the player character from Skyrim: "dragonborn")
I need a life.