Stave Family History
Stave Name Meaning
North German: occupational name for an official for example a judge or church official from Middle Low German staf ‘staff’ a symbol of office. Americanized form of Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) Staw either an artificial name from Polish staw ‘pond’ or a habitational name for someone from a place called Stawy (see Stawski ). Norwegian: habitational name from five farmsteads named Stave a variant of Stava .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022