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What does Dove mean?

Dove Pronunciation of Dove [dove] as a girls' name. Bird name. The dove represents peace, God's covenant with Noah, and the Holy Spirit.

Associated with: bird, peace, spirit.


Dove has 1 variant: Dova.

Creative forms:
(female) Deve, Dome, ..

(male) Dode, Dote, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dove Jane (D.J.), ..

How popular is Dove?

Dove is an unusual given name for females but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#2351 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Dove was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its apex position of #888 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dove name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dove outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ave, Clove, Dace, Dale, Dane, Davy, Dede, Dee, Dene, Deva, Deven, Devi, Dione, Docie, Doda, Dodee, Dodey, Dodi, Dodie, Dody, Doe, Dola, Doll, Dona, Dora, Dorae, Dore, Dorea, Doree, Dorey, Dori, Dorie, Doro, Dory, Dot, Douce, Doveva, Doxie, Doxy, Drue, Eve, Love, Mave, Neve and Tove. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dove.

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