Last name: GROVE

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GROVE : This last name is indexed 160,530 times on Geneanet!

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GROVE : 1: English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove or thicket from Middle English grove Old English grāf or a habitational name from any of various places so named.2: English (of French Huguenot origin): Anglicized form of French Le Groux (see Groux) or Le Greux.3: German: northern variant of Grob.4: North German: habitational name from any of several places called Grove or Groven in Schleswig-Holstein which derive their name from Middle Low Germany grōve ‘hole pit ditch’.5: North German and Dutch form of Grube.6: Altered form of German Graf.7: Norwegian: habitational name from the farm names Grov and Grove in western Norway from Old Norse grǫf ‘hollow depression’. Compare Groff.

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