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Gove Early Origins



The surname Gove was first found in Lanarkshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Lannraig) a former county in the central Strathclyde region of Scotland, now divided into the Council Areas of North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, and the City of Glasgow, where they held a family seat on the territories and lands known as Govan. The first on record was Christian, widow of Simon Govan in 1293.

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Gove Spelling Variations


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Gove Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Govan, Govane, Govean, Govans, MacGovan, MacGovans, Gowen and many more.

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Gove Early History


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Gove Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gove research. Another 245 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1326, 1359, 1425, 1672, 1623 and 1661 are included under the topic Early Gove History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gove Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gove Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gove Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gove In Ireland


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Gove In Ireland



Some of the Gove family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 43 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gove Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Stephen Gove, who arrived in Maryland in 1634
  • Henry Gove, who arrived in Maryland in 1654
  • John Gove, who landed in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1657
  • Robert Gove, who landed in Maryland in 1675

Gove Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • W Gove, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851

Gove Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Jonathan Gove U.E. who settled in New Brunswick c. 1784 member of the Cape Ann Association [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Gove Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Nathaniel Gove, who arrived in Canada in 1834

Gove Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Henry Gove arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Posthumous" in 1849

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gove (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gove (post 1700)



  • Philip Babcock Gove (1902-1972), American lexicographer, editor-in-chief of Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
  • Colonel Jesse Augustus Gove (1824-1862), American lawyer and soldier in the American Civil War
  • DiAnne C. Gove (b. 1951), American Republican Party politician in the New Jersey General Assembly
  • David Gove (b. 1978), retired American AHL ice hockey player
  • Jeff Gove (b. 1971), American professional PGA golfer
  • George P. Gove, American politician, Mayor of Bend, Oregon, 1929-31
  • George J. Gove, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Montgomery County, 1892
  • George C. Gove, American politician, Delegate to New Hampshire State Constitutional Convention from Raymond, 1956
  • George B. R. Gove, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Franklin County, 1824, 1849
  • Frank Gove Jr., American Democrat politician, Chair of Wood County Democratic Party, 1962-63
  • ... (Another 12 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
  2. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  3. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  4. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
  5. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  8. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
  9. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  10. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
  11. ...

The Gove Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gove Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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