Dov - A very unique male name
Dov, meaning bear, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1949 on position #1360. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Dov and more.
With that position 1 in 20,513 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Dov peaked in popularity 48 years ago in 1971 on position 1145.
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Dov is currently topping the charts in...Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Dov is currently topping the baby name charts in New Jersey at position #223 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,309.
Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Dov is where you live.
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Dov origin and meaningDov is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means bear. To see famous people named Dov, pop culture references for the name Dov and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.
Similar to Dov
We've found the following names that sound similar to Dov, sorted by popularity.Dave / Dev / Davie / Davey / Davy / Davi / Deep / Debbie / Duff / Dub /
Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better
understanding of how popular or unique this name is.
With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.
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Chart position per state (visualized)
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Chart position per state (table view)
Even more about Dov
These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.