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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

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Kievit Family Origin

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Kievit Family Occupations

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  • Grocer

    33%
  • Labr

    33%
  • Wks In Chemical Wks

    33%

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In 1880, the most common Kievit occupation in the USA was Grocer. 33% of Kievit's were Grocers. Grocer and Labr were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kievit. A less common occupation for the Kievit family was Wks In Chemical Wks.

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Kievit Historical Records

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Kievit Life Expectancy

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