Grove Family History
Grove Name Meaning
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. English (of French Huguenot origin): Anglicized form of French Le Groux (see Groux ) or Le Greux. German: northern variant of Grob . 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’. North German and Dutch form of Grube . 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 .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022