Tova Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Tova:
A Jewish name meaning "good, pleasing."
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
Looking for the perfect name? Try the Name MatchMaker to find the perfect baby name for you!
Sister & Brother Names
Know a Tova? What are her siblings named?
Name Lists Featuring Tova
Contribute your knowledge to the name Tova
- Comments and insights on the name Tova
A beautiful name very common among Jews, especially in the Orthodox community.
It wasn't used as a name in the Old Testament but has been popularized as a nmae as of the past century or so.
It is an Old Norse name
- Personal experiences with the name Tova
- Nicknames for Tova
- Meanings and history of the name Tova
Hebrew pronunciation: TO(like a toe)-vah
Hebrew meaning: good, nice, pleasant.
Tova as a girl's name is of Old Norse and Hebrew origin meaning "beautiful Thor or good". As a Swedish name, this is a feminine form of Thor, the thunder god.
- Famous real-life people named Tova
Tova Bergnine, actor Ernest Borgnine's wife, author, and spokesperson for a cosmetics line.
- Tova in song, story & screen
In The Girl the Sea Gave Back by Adrienne Young the girl's name is Tova