Last name: DOVE

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DOVE : This last name is indexed 70,934 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

DOVE : 1: English: from an Old English female personal name Dūfe from Old English dūfe ‘dove’ occasionally perhaps from Old Norse dúfa ‘dove’ used also as a byname. The name might also have been applied as a nickname for a mild and gentle person or as a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of doves.2: Scottish: variant of Duff.3: North German and Dutch: nickname for a deaf or dull man Middle Low German and Middle Dutch dōf do(o)ve.

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