Grove Family History
Grove Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove or thicket, Middle English grove, Old English graf. English (Huguenot): Americanized spelling of the French surname Le Grou(x) or Le Greux (see Groulx). North German form of Grob. North German: habitational name from any of several places named Grove or Groven in Schleswig-Holstein, which derive their name from Middle Low Germany grove ‘ditch’, ‘channel’. In some cases the name is a Dutch or Low German form of Grube. Altered form of German Graf.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press