Kief Surname History

Early Origins of the Kief family

The surname Kief was first found in Bavaria, where the name Keifer was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Important Dates for the Kief family

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Kief Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Keifer, Kiefer, Keiffer, Kieffer, Kifers, Kiefers, Keiferes, Kieferes, Keiferr, Keiffers, Keefer, Geefer, Geifer and many more.

Early Notables of the Kief family (pre 1700)

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Kief migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kief Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Hartz Kief, who settled in Philadelphia in 1754
Kief Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Jacob Kief, aged 33, who landed in Missouri in 1848 [1]

Kief migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kief Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Imanuel Kief, who settled in Canada in 1796

Contemporary Notables of the name Kief (post 1700)

  • Paul G. Kief, American politician, Candidate for Minnesota State Senate 24th District, 1958 [2]
  • A. E. Kief, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1948 [2]

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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