Gleave Family History
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Gleave Name Meaning
English: from Middle English gle(y)ve ‘sword’ (Old French gleive, glaive, Latin gladius), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of swords or a nickname for an accomplished swordsman.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Grave, Cleaver, Leake, Glade, Clare, Leavey, Plate, Cleve, Greaves