Kievit Family History
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Kievit Name Meaning
Dutch: nickname from kievit ‘peewit’, ‘lapwing’ (of onomatopoeic origin), an extremely common bird of coastal marshlands. Altered spelling of German cognates Kiewitt or Kiwitt.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Klein, Levit, Kieft, Kaelin, Kiener, Piet, Kien, Kies, Kreft, Siever