Tove Name Meaning & Origin

Tove

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My 2 year old daughter is named Tove, after Tove Jannson, creator of the Moomintrolls. I have had nothing but positive feedback on her name everywhere I go. It is easy to say, cute, feminine, and hard to tease.

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Tutu, Tov, T

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Scandinavian
Pronounced: TOH-vah in Sweden, TOHV in Finland.
Tove is derived from Thor the Norse god of Thunder.

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Tove Jansson, Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author (1914-2001), creator of the Moomins.

Tove Christensen, race car driver.
Tove Dahl, dean of the Skogfjorden Norwegian Language Village
Tove Lo, Swedish singer/songwriter
Tove Styrke, Swedish singer/songwriter

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