Origin, Meaning, Ethnicity

There are various interpretations of the meaning of the "Grover" surname. Most interpretations identify it as an occupational name.

  1. Someone who works in a vineyard, arbor or grove of tree's---"ie., a "Grover"
  2. Someone who makes engravings, or carvers stones, as in someone who makes a "Groove"
  3. The surname is encountered among people with ancestry in Indian and Pakistan; the name seems to be derived from Sanskrit for "Cattle Herder"

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