Type Surname (from location)
Usage English (British)
Other Forms FormsCoverdell, Coverdill (pronunciation with a Yorkshire accent)
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Contributor Contrib.Cary Coverdill on 8/11/2015
From the valley (Dale) of the river Cover.Miles (Myles) Coverdale, Bishop of Exeter during the reign of Henry VIII, was the first person to translate the complete Bible into English, in 1535.