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Clove meaning and name origin
Clove \c-lo-ve\ as a girl's name is of Old French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Clove is "nail". Name of the spice (compare Cinnamon) that comes from the Latin word "clavus" meaning "nail", which the clove flower resembles. Also used as a short form of Clover.
For more information, see also the related name Anise.
Baby names that sound like Clove are Clova and Cleva. Other similar baby names are Cloe, Kloe, Cloey, Clo, Clare, Cleone, Clora, Love, Cole and Olive.
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Popularity of Clove
Clove is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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