Revere Family History
Revere Name Meaning
Altered form of French Rivoire . English: nickname from Middle English revere ‘reiver robber’. English: either a topographic name for someone who lived on the brow of a hill from a misdivision of the Middle English phrase atter evere ‘at the brow or edge’ (from Old English yfer efer ‘edge’) or a habitational name for someone from River in Tillington (West Sussex) or Rivar in Shalbourne (Wiltshire). English (of Norman origin): variant of Rivers . Jewish (from Italy): habitational name from a place in Mantua named Revere.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022