Type Surname (from nickname, from occupation & from location)
Pronounced Pron. KAHV (Norman, French), KAYV (English)
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Contributor Contrib.Nifty_Name_Nerd on 8/26/2018
A name of various possible origins. As a Norman French name Cave can mean "bald" from cauf or it can mean "worker in a wine cellar" or "one who dwelt in or near a cave". As an English name Cave refers to a Yorkshire river whose fast current inspired the name meaning "swift".