Ove

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old Danish Aghi, possibly a short form of compound names beginning with Germanic agh "blade" or Old Norse agi "awe". Related to German (West Frisian) Uwe. Sometimes explained as a form of Scandinavian Åge/Åke.

Proper noun[edit]

Ove

  1. A male given name.

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 25 606 males with the given name Ove have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1940s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ove

  1. A male given name of Danish origin.

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ove

  1. A male given name borrowed from Denmark in the Middle Ages.