Last name: WEAVER

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WEAVER : This last name is indexed 272,578 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WEAVER : 1: English: occupational name from an agent derivative of Middle English weven ‘to weave’ (Old English wefan).2: English: habitational name from a place on the Weaver river in Cheshire now called Weaver Hall but recorded simply as Weuere in the 13th and 14th centuries. The river name is from Old English wēfer(e) ‘winding stream’.3: Americanized form (translation into English) of various European surnames meaning ‘weaver’ for example German Weber Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) Tkacz or Tkach Hungarian Takács (see Takacs) and Slovenian Tkalec Tekavec or Veber.

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