Dove: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Dove

Dove

Pronunciation: DUHV (key)

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While I think Dove might be a difficult first name to live with, it could make a lovely middle name. Much more unusual than Rose, Faith and Grace, but a similar virtuous meaning.

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The name of a type of bird which often symbolizes peace.

Scottish Gaelic surname Anglicized from the Old Gaelic word dub, meaning 'dark' or 'black'.

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Rita Dove, American Pulitzer Prize winning poet and the former "United States Poet Laureate."

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The dove is used by many Christian denominations to symbolize the holy spirit.
"When Doves Cry", song written by the musician Prince.
Dove Redfern, a character in the 5th book of the Night World series "The Chosen" by L.J. Smith.

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