Last name: DOVER

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DOVER : This last name is indexed 40,685 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

DOVER : 1: English: habitational name from either the port of Dover in Kent named from the river on which it stands Celtic dubrās meaning ‘the waters’ (which has become modern Welsh dwfr ‘water’) or Dover in Wigan Lancashire.2: Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhuidhir or Mac Duibhidhir; see Dwyer.3: Americanized form of German Dauer or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname.

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