See also: tove, töve, and to've

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Medieval short form of Old Norse female names composed of Þórr- "Thor" and a second element beginning with b-, f- or v-, such as Torbjørg, or Þórr "Thor" + fríðr "beautiful" ( =Turid).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /toːvə/, [ˈtˢoːwə]

Proper nounEdit

Tove

  1. A female given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: ca. 32 839 females with the given name Tove have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1930s. Accessed on 20 March 2011.

NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Danish Tove. First recorded in Norway in 1320.

Proper nounEdit

Tove

  1. A female given name.

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, →ISBN
  • [2] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 14 912 females with the given name Tove living in Norway on 1 January 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1950s. Accessed on 18 April 2011.

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Danish Tove. First recorded in Sweden in 1886.

Proper nounEdit

Tove c (genitive Toves)

  1. A female given name.

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