Family name origins & meanings
- English : occupational name, from an agent derivative of Middle English weven ‘to weave’ (Old English wefan).
- English : habitational name from a place on the Weaver river in Cheshire, now called Weaver Hall but recorded simply as Weuere in the 13th and 14th centuries. The river name is from Old English wēfer(e) ‘winding stream’.
- Translated form of German Weber.
- Clement Weaver was in Weymouth, MA, by 1643.