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Kevit Early Origins



The surname Kevit was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Kevit Spelling Variations


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Kevit Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kievit, Kievitt, Kievits, Keivit, Keivits, Keivitt, Kievitts, Kievite, Kievvit, Kieviet, Kevit, Kevitt and many more.

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Kevit Early History


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Kevit Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kevit research. Another 165 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1627, 1692 and 1672 are included under the topic Early Kevit History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kevit Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kevit Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kevit Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Hendrika Kievit, who arrived in New York, NY in 1849; Poppe B. Kieviet, who came to New York, NY in 1855; Antje Kieviet, who came to New York, NY in 1855.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Kevit Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kevit Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 26 August 2013 at 10:44.

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