Name Ove Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Ove


Ove is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Ove?

Ove is a Scandinavian form of the name Uwe, which derived from Old High German names beginning with “Ul-“, “Ud-“ or “Od-“ (e.g. Ulrich). Another possibility is that the name derived from the Scandinavian name Ove, which originates in the Old Danish name Aghi. Ove could even be a short form of Old Frisian names beginning with “Ova-“.

What does the name Ove mean?

Ove means “heritage” or “inheritance” (from Old High German “uodal”), “edge of a sword” or “terror” (from Old Norse “egg” or “agi”) and also “active” or “at work” (from Old Frisian “ova”).

Pronunciation of Ove

Variants of the name Ove


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Popularity of the name Ove

The name Ove is ranked #4343 overall.

Ove in the Top 50 Names

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