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

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Origin and Meaning of Toivo

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  • According to a user from Finland, the name Toivo is of Unknown origin and means "Toivo is of Finnish oririgin. Toivo means "Hope".".
  • A user from Florida, United States says the name Toivo is of Unknown origin and means "Hope".

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Notable Persons Named Toivo

Toivo was born in 1912 in Lahti. He died in 1943.


Toivo Suursoo is a hockey player. He was most active from 1990 to 2011. Toivo was born on November 13th, 1975 in Soviet Union.


Toivo was born on June 27th, 1890. He died on June 23rd, 1940.


Toivo Pawlo was an actor. He was most active from 1943 to 1978. Toivo was born on December 25th, 1917 in London, England. He died on June 14th, 1979.


Toivo Mikael Kivimäki was a Prime Minister of Finland. Toivo was born on June 5th, 1886 in Tarvasjoki. He breathed his last breath on May 6th, 1968.


Toivo Kärki was a composer. Toivo was given the name Toivo Pietari Johannes Kärki on December 3rd, 1915. He passed away on April 30th, 1992.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Toivo

Andimba Toivo ya Toivo is a Minister of Prisons, Minister of Labour, Minister of Mines, and Energy. Andimba was born on August 22nd, 1924 in Omangundu, Oshana Region, South-West Africa.


Riku Toivo is a hockey player for the Oulun Kärpät in the Liiga. He has been prominent since 2010. Riku was born on July 25th, 1989 in Oulunsalo.


How popular is the baby name Toivo in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1906 7 0 7
1908 13 0 13
1909 13 0 13
1910 12 0 12
1911 15 0 15
1912 13 0 13
1913 39 0 39
1914 40 0 40
1915 24 0 24
1916 39 0 39
1917 49 0 49
1918 57 0 57
1919 33 0 33
1920 34 0 34
1921 39 0 39
1922 22 0 22
1923 23 0 23
1924 13 0 13
1925 11 0 11
1926 16 0 16
1928 12 0 12
1929 6 0 6
1930 5 0 5

Common last names for Toivo

  • Maki
  • Johnson
  • Aho
  • Kangas
  • Koski
  • Hill
  • Niemi
  • Mattson
  • Hakala
  • Anderson
  • Erickson
  • Kallio
  • Matson

Fun Facts about the name Toivo

  • How Popular is the name Toivo? Toivo is the 15,641st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Toivo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 535 babies born with the first name Toivo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Toivo to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Toivo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1906 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Toivo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Toivo is Tuesday, May 17th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Toivo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Toivo was in 1918 with a total of 57 babies.
  • Random Toivo Factoid: According to the 1914 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Toivo is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1914.
  • Weird things about the name Toivo: Your name in reverse order is Oviot. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Otvio. 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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