Deaver Family History
Deaver Name Meaning
Irish: variant of Dever . Perhaps an altered form of German Düwer Düver from Middle Low German dūver ‘male pigeon’ hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird or a metonymic occupational name for a dove keeper. Possibly an Americanized form of Dutch Diever a habitational name referring to the village so called in the Drenthe province.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022