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Ove is the chief protagonist of 'A Man Called Ove,' a fiction work from Sweden. He is a retired railroad/construction worker living in a formal community. Through the course of the book, he learns to overcome the death of his wife, and become more open with his neighbors.
galasy4969  9/16/2019
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Pronounced OO-veh in Swedish.
Beautiful Victory  7/2/2014
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There are a small number of people in the United States who have named their children "Ovie." It's possible that this is a related name, though it could stem from Overton instead. I've seen websites which say both.

My grandmother's name is Ovie; she was born around 1916/17 in Arkansas.
― Anonymous User  2/7/2010
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Very classically Scandinavian.
lunalovegood  7/10/2007

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