The name Dove is a girl's name of English origin meaning "dove, a bird". Dove and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".
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One of the new bird names, like Lark and Wren, this one's associated with the billing and cooing sounds of love. Soft and gentle, Dove also has the admirable association with peace.
Dove was actually an early bird, used as a first name in the seventeenth century and in the U.S. Top 1000 through the 1890's.
One admirable surname association is with Rita Dove, the Pulitzer Prize winning poet and former United States Poet Laureate.
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