Haver Family History
Haver Name Meaning
Dutch and German: metonymic occupational name for a grower of or dealer in oats from Dutch and Low German haver ‘oats’. Compare Hafer Haber . English: nickname from Middle English haver ‘oats’ (Old Norse hafri) perhaps for a seller of oats. This is a likely source of the name in Norfolk Lincolnshire and the northern counties. English: nickname from Middle English haver ‘billy goat’ (Old English hæfer). English: variant of Evers .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press