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Reeves Surname Origin

From Reeve, a bailiff, provost, or steward, Shirereeve, Wood-reeve, (Sheriff, Woodruff.)

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.

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'If your descent is from heroic sires, show in your life a remnant of their fires.' --Nicholas Boileau

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