Love - Meaning of Love
[ 1 syll. lo-ve, lov-e ] The baby girl name Love is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced LahV †. Love's language of origin is English and it is also predominantly used in English. It is from love ; lufu meaning 'love'. The first name is derived from the common English word, which is ultimately of the Old English lufu.
The name Love is widely used; it has 28 forms. Forms of the name include Lov, Lovea, Loveday, Lovee, Lovella, Lovely, Lovetta, Lovette, Lovewell, Lovi, Lovia, Loviah, Lovy, Lovya, Luv, Luvea, Luvee, Luvey, Luvi, Luvia, Luvie, Luvvy, Luvy, Luvya, Luvyah, and lovey. Other English forms include the diminutives Lovey and Lovie.
Love is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In the last century Love has mainly been a boy name.
† Pronunciation for Love: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)"
A famous person named Love is Singer, Courtney Love, born Courtney Michelle Harrison 9 July 1964, San Francisco, California.