Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in the lush region of Cove, in Suffolk.
Early Origins of the Cove family
Suffolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times in the two hamlets of North and South Cove in Suffolk CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print. which were held at the time of the taking of the Domesday Book in 1086 by Count Alan of Brettagny. CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8) Conjecturally the name is descended from that source.
Much further to the north in Scotland, Cove is a village in the parish of Nigg in Aberdeenshire. CITATION[CLOSE]
Early History of the Cove family
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Cove Spelling Variations
hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Cove has been spelled many different ways, including Cove and others.
Early Notables of the Cove family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cove family to Ireland
Some of the Cove family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Cove family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Coves to arrive in North America:
Cove Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Cove Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Cove Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Cove (post 1700)
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