Origin of the name TOVI.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name TOVI.
form of biblical David
(q.v.), meaning "beloved." Also see Toveli.
(History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884)
name meaning "my good." In the Talmud, this is the name of
a 3rd-century Babylonian scholar.
A name found in Domesday. It is probably a contracted form
of some longer name containing Thor,
god of thunder. A.S. Tofig
(q.v.). Tovi (Tofig) the
Proud, was a rich 11th-century Danish thegn, and father of Athelstan. (Onomasticon
Anglo-Saxonicum, Searle, 1897). Also see Thovi,