Last name: EVERS

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EVERS : This last name is indexed 258,163 times on Geneanet!

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EVERS : 1: English: perhaps a variant of Devereux without the fused preposition (Old French de).2: English: de-aspirated variant of Heaver with post-medieval excrescent -s a habitational name from Hever (Kent) named from Old English hēah ‘high’ + (Kentish) Old English ēfre ‘edge or brow of a hill’. Alternatively the name may derive from some minor place in southeastern England named with Old English ȳfre (Kentish) Old English ēfre Middle English evere ‘edge or brow of a hill tip of a promontory’ with the addition of a prosthetic H-.3: North German and Dutch: genitivized patronymic from the personal name Evert which lost its t in pronunciation and spelling subsequently; compare Everts. Compare also Avers.

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