Colegrove Family History
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Colegrove Name Meaning
English: probably a variant of Colgrove. Probably an Americanized form of German Kohlgrube, a habitational name from any of twelve places so named, probably from Middle High German kol ‘coal’ + gruobe ‘pit’, or an altered spelling of Kohlgraf, an occupational name for an overseer of the coal trade.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Colgrove, Congrove, Cosgrove, Lovegrove, Cleve, Holtgrewe, Coldiron