Tova Name Meaning & Origin

Tova

Pronunciation: TOH-və (key)

Origin of the name Tova:

A Jewish name meaning "good, pleasing."

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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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

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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

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