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Kivett Family History

Kivett Name Meaning
Reduced form of Irish McKivett, which is probably a metathesized form of McKevitt, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Daibhéid (see McDevitt).Americanized of Dutch Kievit or the German cognate Kiewitt.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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9,213 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,081 Military Records
208 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Kivett Families

  • Number of Kivett families
     27 - 52
     10 - 26
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kivett families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Kivett families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Kivett Family Origin

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Kivett Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Kivett

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Kivett Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Kivett Civil War Service Records

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