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What does Dov mean?

Dov Pronunciation of Dov [dov] as a boys' name is pronounced dahv. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Dov is "bear".

Associated with: bear.


Creative forms:
(male) Det, Etov, ..

(female) Dony, Dri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dov Blaze (D.B.), ..

How popular is Dov?

Dov is an uncommon first name for males and an equivalently rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Dov entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #1519 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Dov is alike in pronunciation to Dave and Dev. Other recommended names are Dod, Dom, Don, Dor, Dow and Tov. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dov.

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