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Girl Name: Clove

Name: Clove
Pronunciation: \c-lo-ve\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: nail
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Anise
Sounds Like: Cleva, Kalifa
Similar Names: Cloe, Kloe, Cloey, Clo, Clare, Cleone, Love, Cole, Olive

Description

Clove \c-lo-ve\ as a girl's name is of Old French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Clove is "nail". Name of the spice that comes from the Latin word "clavus" meaning "nail", which the clove flower resembles. Also a short form of Clover.

For more information, see also the related name Anise.

Baby names that sound like Clove are Cleva and Kalifa. Other similar baby names are Cloe, Kloe, Cloey, Clo, Clare, Cleone, Love, Cole and Olive.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Clove.

Popularity

Clove is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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