Scriven Family History
Scriven Name Meaning
English:: occupational name for a professional scribe copyist or clerk from Middle English scrivein ‘scribe’ (Old French escrivain medieval Latin scribanus). Compare Scrivener . habitational name from Scriven (Yorkshire) from Old English scræfen screfen ‘hollow place place with caves or pits’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022