as Lords of the Manor.
was a land set apart, a land of mystique and quaint customs, more strongly related to
. It was not until the 10th century that they submitted to the Saxon rule of England. Since then, their influence has moved east into
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of this family name include: Govise, Govis, Gowise, Gowis, Govers, Gorvise and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..