Havel Family History
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Havel Name Meaning
Czech: from the personal name Havel (see Gall 2). French: metonymic occupational name from Old French haf ‘hook’, ‘pickaxe’. Dutch: metonymic occupational name from Middle Dutch houweel, hauweel ‘hoe’, ‘mattock’, ‘pick’, diminutive of Old Dutch hauwa.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press