Hanover Family History
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Hanover Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from the city of Hannover in Lower Saxony. The place name, first recorded in the form Honovere, is a compound of Middle Low German ho, hoch ‘high’ + over ‘bank’, ‘shore’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hanauer, Van Over, Haver, Hober, Hammer, Haberer, Hanger, Hendler