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What does Dover mean?

Dover Pronunciation of Dover as a boys' name is pronounced DOH-ver. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Dover is "water". Name of the British seaport on the English Channel.

ASSOCIATED WITH Do-, water, british (england)


(male) Daver, ..

(female) Doder, ..

Dover Thaddeus (D.T.), ..

How popular is Dover?

Dover is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#3548 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Dover has yet to make it into the list thus far. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Dover is alike in pronunciation to Davar. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Colver, Dave, Daven, Davey, Deker, Denver, Deven, Dor, Dore, Dov, Dowe, Dwyer, Dyer, Glover, Gomer, Gower, Grover, Homer, Inver, Iver, River, Roger, Roper, Rover, Royer, Tower and Xever. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dover.

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