Hove Family History
Hove Name Meaning
North German: topographic name from hof ‘manor farm’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named Hove from the dative singular of Old Norse hof ‘pagan temple place of worship’. In some cases possibly also an American shortened form of Dutch Van Hove or Ten Hove a topographic name meaning ‘at the (manor) farm’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022