Groves (surname)


Groves (surname)

Groves is a surname, and may refer to:

* Andrew Groves, British Fashion Designer
* Anthony Norris Groves, British missionary
* Charles Groves, British conductor
* Christopher Groves, English entertainer with ginger characteristics
* Colin Groves, Australian primatologist
* Eddy Groves, Australian businessman
* Fred Groves, Canadian politician
* John Groves, British equerry
* Kristina Groves, Canadian speed skater
* Leslie Groves, American general managing the Manhattan Project
* Martin Groves, British hillclimb driver
* Paul Groves, English footballer
* Perry Groves, English footballer
* Ricky Groves, British actor
* Robert Groves, British Royal Navy and Royal Air Force officer
* Ronald Groves, English educationalist and academic
* Sara Groves, American singer-songwriter
* Stephen W. Groves, American naval flyer
* Vic Groves, English footballer

ee also

* Grove

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