Ovens Family History
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Ovens Name Meaning
English and Scottish: from the plural of Middle English oven ‘oven’, ‘furnace’ (for lime, iron, charcoal, etc.), hence a topographic name or occupational name for someone who lived near or worked at an oven or furnace. According to MacLysaght this surname is found also in County Fermanagh in Ireland. North German: patronymic from the Frisian personal name Ove.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Ivens, Oyen, Levens, Osen, Oden, Owens, Sens, Boyens, Overy, Ottens