Last name: EAVES

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EAVES : This last name is indexed 31,389 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

EAVES : English: 1: topographic name or habitational name from Middle English atte evese (Old English efes ‘edge’) for someone who lived ‘at the edge’ (i.e. at the border or edge of a wood or hill) or at a place so named particularly Eaves in Chorley (Lancashire). Compare Reeves.2: variant of Eve with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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