occupational, used for a maker or vendor of baskets.
Early Origins of the Koever family
Westphalia, where the family became noted for its many branches within the region, many houses acquiring a status and influence which rivaled that of the landed aristocracy. In their later history some branches were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they distinguished themselves through their contributions to the social, political, and economic developments of the nation. Individual bearers of the name first mentioned in ancient chronicles include Henricus Corf, a knight who was raised into the noble class of Westphalia in 1241.
Early History of the Koever family
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Koever Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Korff, Korf, Corff, Corf, Koerff, Koerf, Coerff, Coerf, Kerf, Kerff, Cerf, Cerff, Korfer, Korffer, Koerffer, Koerfer, Korver, Koever, Coever and many more.
Early Notables of the Koever family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Koever family to the New World and Oceana
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Koever Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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