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The first name 

Love is a female first name. In some cases it's also given to boys.

Love is a well-known but special name!

Love is a well-known name in the US, but is still special. It is currently only given to every ten thousandth girl, and therefore ranks at 1,426 in the SmartGenius statistics. This means there are 1,425 girls names that are more common, but also tens of thousands that are much rarer. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Love.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name

Love -
at home in half of America

The odds that a woman or girl named Love lives in your home state are about the same as betting on heads or tails in a coin toss. This girl’s name is quite popular, but not equally common throughout the USA. You can meet girls and women with the name Love in 22 states – which is obviously nearly every second of all 50 states in the USA. You can meet someone named Love for example in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado or Florida. In relation to the number of residents, the most women and girls with the first name Love live in Nevada – one in 21,886 female inhabitants there bears this beautiful name. In comparison, if we look at all women and girls in the whole USA, only one in 108,647 will turn around if you call for Love.

Love has 4 letters 
and begins with an L

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter L is a particularly popular initial letter for girls' names – 6.8% of all common girls’ names in the US begin with this letter. By the way, the most common first letters for girls’ names are A and S.

With four letters, the name Love is shorter than most other given names. In fact, only 5.5% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly four letters. Just 1.2% of all first names are even shorter, while 93% consist of more than four letters. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

That means that with 6.8% of all girls' names that begin with an L, this first letter is much more common than the other letters on average. If you are now wondering which girls' name with L is the most common... the answer is Linda.

Other names with 
L, o, v and e

If you take all the letters in the name Love – L, o, v and e – and put them together again, you can form another name, such as Ovel.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Love

If your name is Love and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Love

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Love, you can simply say:





This is how the name Love is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Love in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Love

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Love is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Love

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Love sounds like this: