Grover

Grover comes from an English surname meaning “grove of trees”, originally used to refer to someone who lived near a grove which comes from Old English grāf (grove). Grover is also an Indian surname predominantly used by Hindu and Sikh communities which comes from the Indian surname Guruvara/Gorovare which comes from Sanskrit guru meaning “teacher, sage” which ultimately derives from a PIE root word *gʷreh₂- (heavy) so the surname means “great teacher” or “great mentor”.

Origin: Old English, Proto-Indo-European

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Variants:

  • Grove (English)

 

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