Meaning and name origin
Tova \t(o)-va\ as a girl's name is of Old Norse and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Tova is "beautiful Thor; good". As a Swedish name, this is a feminine form of Thor, the thunder god. Actress Tovah Feldshuh.
Tova has 1 variant form: Tovah.
For more information, see also the related girl name Toby.
Tova is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3843 out of 4276, Top 90%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Tova for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Tova and its variant form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Toby and Tova. (2014 statistics).
Tova is also pronounced similarly to Tava, Tavia and Tavy. Other suggested similar baby names are Dova, Nova, Tobe, Tobi, Toia, Tola, Toma, Tona, Tora, Tove and Toya. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tova.