Kieft Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Kievit, from a dialect variant of the vocabulary word found in Twente and eastern Gelderland.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Klett, Kiene, Kiel, Kett, Lief, Kier, Kivett, Kiefer, Gift, Kiehl

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Kieft Family Origin

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Kieft Family Occupations

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  • Farm Labourer

    44%
  • Char Woman

    11%
  • General Labour

    11%
  • Labourer

    11%

In 1881, Farm Labourer, Char Woman and General Labour were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kieft. A less common occupation for the Kieft family was Labourer. The most common Kieft occupation in the UK was Farm Labourer. 44% of Kieft's were Farm Labourers.

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Kieft Historical Records

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Kieft Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Kieft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Kieft in 1962 was 80, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kieft

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