"female goat"

Cheever Origin and Meaning

The name Cheever is a boy's name of English origin meaning "female goat".

Cheever has a nice, cheery sound, literary ties to novelist and short writer John Cheever and also, sideways, to the Edward Arlington Robinson narrative poem "Miniver Cheevy," as well as a subliminal association with the desirable word achiever: all strong pluses.

Famous People Named Cheever

  • John Cheever CowdinAmerican financier and polo player
  • John Cheever GoodwinAmerican librettist
  • John CheeverAmerican novelist