Bockover Family History
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Bockover Name Meaning
Respelling of German Backofer, a topographic name for a person living next to the village baking oven or a metonymic occupational name for a baker, from back(en) ‘to bake’ + ofen + the suffix -er denoting an occupation. Alternatively, though less likely, it could be from Bockhof(f)er, a habitational name for someone from Bockhop near Vechta.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Boozer, Backer, Bicker, Rocker, Brocker, Boker, Becker, Boeker