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3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dov

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

O is for observant, nothing gets by you!

V is for virtue, a trait you hold dear.

Notable Persons Named Dov

Dov Charney is an entrepreneurship and entrepreneur. Dov was born on January 31st, 1969 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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Dov Tiefenbach is an actor. He was most prominent from 1995 to 1995. Dov was given the name Dov Yosef Tiefenbach on December 8th, 1981 in Toronto.

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Dov was born in 1956.

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Dov was born on December 18th, 1948 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Dov Hikind is a politician. Dov was born on June 30th, 1950 in Brooklyn.

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Dov was born on January 10th, 1958 in Petah Tikva.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dov

Hanna was born in 1919 in Jerusalem. She breathed her last breath in 2008.

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Yaacov Ben Dov was a in the fields of photographer and filmmaker. Yaacov was born in 1882 in Ukraine. He left this life in 1968.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1949 9 0 9
1952 5 0 5
1953 9 0 9
1954 9 0 9
1955 12 0 12
1956 13 0 13
1957 12 0 12
1958 16 0 16
1959 18 0 18
1960 19 0 19
1961 11 0 11
1962 9 0 9
1963 14 0 14
1964 13 0 13
1965 13 0 13
1966 11 0 11
1967 12 0 12
1968 9 0 9
1969 11 0 11
1970 21 0 21
1971 27 0 27
1972 17 0 17
1973 22 0 22
1974 23 0 23
1975 26 0 26
1976 28 0 28
1977 29 0 29
1978 23 0 23
1979 26 0 26
1980 31 0 31
1981 34 0 34
1982 29 0 29
1983 25 0 25
1984 29 0 29
1985 36 0 36
1986 26 0 26
1987 24 0 24
1988 34 0 34
1989 29 0 29
1990 36 0 36
1991 28 0 28
1992 34 0 34
1993 32 0 32
1994 29 0 29
1995 38 0 38
1996 35 0 35
1997 23 0 23
1998 36 0 36
1999 53 0 53
2000 45 0 45
2001 62 0 62
2002 51 0 51
2003 53 0 53
2004 58 0 58
2005 55 0 55
2006 71 0 71
2007 75 0 75
2008 54 0 54
2009 81 0 81
2010 75 0 75
2011 98 0 98
2012 94 0 94
2013 86 0 86
2014 98 0 98
2015 119 0 119
2016 142 0 142
2017 115 0 115

Fun Facts about the name Dov

  • How Popular is the name Dov? Dov is the 5,813th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Dov have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,540 babies born with the first name Dov in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dov to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dov? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1949 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Dov first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dov is Monday, March 26th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Dov born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dov was in 2016 with a total of 142 babies.
  • Random Dov Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dov is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 15 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Dov: Your name in reverse order is Vod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vdo. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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