Deverall Surname Origin
(Origin English) Belonging to Deverill (Wilts), 13th century Deverel = the Slope or Nook of the River Dever [Dever is probably the Old Welsh dufr, water; the second element is the Old English heal/healh].
Source: Surnames of the United Kingdom, A Concise Etymological Dictionary; Henry Harrison; Vol.1 & 2.; The Eaton Press, 190 Ebury Street, London, S.W; 1912.
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