Last name: DRIVER

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All you have to know about the last name DRIVER

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DRIVER : This last name is indexed 84,932 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

DRIVER : 1: English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): occupational name from Middle English drivere ‘one who drives (cattle)’ in Lancashire specifically a moorland vaccary officer who kept the cattle within their designated pastures. Elsewhere perhaps alternatively ‘a driver of a team of animals or of a cart or wagon’.2: Americanized form of Dutch Drijver an equivalent of 1.

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