Tova

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tova

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Notable Persons Named Tova

Tova Traesnaes Borgnine is a businesswoman. Tova was given the name Tove Træsnæs on November 17th, 1941 in Oslo. Tova is also known as Traesnaes and Tova (birthname).

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Tova Magnusson is an actress, film director, actor, and actressandfilm director. Her career lasted from 1992 to 1992. Tova was given the name Towa Dorothea Magnusson on June 18th, 1968 in Huddinge Municipality. Tova is also known as Tova Magnusson, Tova Magnusson Norling, and Tova Magnusson-Norling.

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Tova Milo is a in the field of computer science.

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Tova was born on June 1st, 1929 in Austria.

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Tova was born on September 23rd, 1906 in Ternopil. She passed away on August 31st, 1993.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tova

Simon Tova is a sports team member for the Marist Fire F.C.

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Cameron Tova is an athlete for the Te Atatu AFC.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1942 5 5 0
1948 5 5 0
1950 5 5 0
1952 5 5 0
1953 11 11 0
1954 10 10 0
1955 5 5 0
1957 8 8 0
1958 5 5 0
1959 16 16 0
1961 10 10 0
1962 18 18 0
1963 13 13 0
1964 15 15 0
1965 8 8 0
1966 14 14 0
1967 9 9 0
1968 24 24 0
1969 20 20 0
1970 21 21 0
1971 24 24 0
1972 24 24 0
1973 21 21 0
1974 23 23 0
1975 32 32 0
1976 27 27 0
1977 28 28 0
1978 31 31 0
1979 37 37 0
1980 32 32 0
1981 40 40 0
1982 30 30 0
1983 51 51 0
1984 62 62 0
1985 51 51 0
1986 52 52 0
1987 50 50 0
1988 44 44 0
1989 35 35 0
1990 37 37 0
1991 44 44 0
1992 34 34 0
1993 37 37 0
1994 42 42 0
1995 39 39 0
1996 39 39 0
1997 42 42 0
1998 35 35 0
1999 31 31 0
2000 38 38 0
2001 44 44 0
2002 46 46 0
2003 39 39 0
2004 43 43 0
2005 43 43 0
2006 37 37 0
2007 54 54 0
2008 55 55 0
2009 42 42 0
2010 55 55 0
2011 44 44 0
2012 62 62 0
2013 46 46 0
2014 42 42 0
2015 70 70 0
2016 67 67 0
2017 72 72 0

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Popularity of Tova as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Tova

  • How Popular is the name Tova? Tova is the 6,384th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tova have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,200 babies born with the first name Tova in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tova to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tova? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1942 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tova first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tova is Saturday, July 2nd, 1898.
  • What year had the most people named Tova born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tova was in 2017 with a total of 72 babies.
  • Random Tova Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tova is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Tova: Your name in reverse order is Avot. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ovat. 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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