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What does Tovah mean?

Tovah Pronunciation of Tovah [to-vah] as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Tovah is "God is good; beautiful Thor; good". Tovah is an alternate spelling of Toby (Hebrew). Tovah is also a variation of Tova (Old Norse, Hebrew): as a Swedish name.

Associated with: good, beautiful.


6 alternative forms via Toby, Tova: Tobe, Tobee, Tobey, Tobi, Tobish and Tove.

Creative forms:
(female) Tavah, Totah, ..

(male) Totas, Totau, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tovah Chelsey (T.C.), ..

How popular is Tovah?

Tovah is an unusual given name for females. Tovah is an equally unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Tovah (not ranked) are Tobi, Toby, Tova and Tove. Usage of these forms of Tovah reached its most widespread in the 1930s (usage of 0.01%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tobi, Toby in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tova, Tove outside U.S.

Similar Names

Tovah is pronounced similarly to Tava, Tavia, Tavie and Tavy. Other suggested similar names are Alvah, Avah, Dorah, Elvah, Evah, Jorah, Kivah, Lorah, Monah, Morah, Nonah, Norah, Oonah, Rivah, Tajah, Tarah, Terah, Tikvah, Tinah, Toia, Tola, Toma, Tona, Tonyah, Topaz, Tora, Toya, Yonah, Zivah and Zorah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tovah.

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