Tuovi

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Female/Male Both Genders Name

Usage

Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

The name was invented by the Finnish author Yrjö Sakari Yrjö-Koskinen for a character of his novel "Pohjan-Piltti" (1859). He took the name from the place name Tuovila, a Finnish form of the Swedish place name Toby, probably originally Toveby = 'village of Tove. [1]

Related Names

Duová
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Sami
Tuovi ♀/♂
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish

See also Tuovikki

Grammar

Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Tuovi
Genitive: Tuovin
Partitive: Tuovia

Name Days

Finland Finland

12 December

Further Information

Today, Tuovi is used as a female name. Until ca 1945, Tuovi has been used as a male name as well. [2]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Finland Finland[2]
n.a.
3415
n.a.
3126
n.a.
289
Sweden Sweden[3]
44 78 44 76 0 2
Denmark Denmark[4]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[5]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[6]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Tuovi.


References

  1. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/