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Kievit Early Origins



The surname Kievit 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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Kievit Spelling Variations


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Kievit 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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Kievit Early History


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Kievit Early History



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

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Kievit Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kievit Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kievit Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hendrika Kievit, who arrived in New York, NY in 1849
  • Cornelis Kievit, aged 28, who landed in New York, NY in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Hendrika Kievit, aged 25, who arrived in New York, NY in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Foike Kievit, who setted in New York, NY in 1861
  • Jacob Kievit, who setted in New York, NY in 1861

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kievit (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kievit (post 1700)



  • Ann Kievit, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 2008 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Cornelis Marinus "Kees" Kievit (b. 1931), Dutch silver medalist swimmer at the 1950 European Championships

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  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

Other References

  1. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
  2. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
  5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  7. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
  8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  10. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
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The Kievit Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kievit 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 6 October 2015 at 15:01.

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