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Kevitt Early Origins



The surname Kevitt 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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Kevitt Spelling Variations


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Kevitt 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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Kevitt Early History


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Kevitt Early History



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

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Kevitt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kevitt Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kevitt 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 were:

Kevitt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Kevitt, who arrived in Montana in 1899

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Kevitt Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    4. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    5. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    6. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    7. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    8. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    9. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Kevitt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kevitt 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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