Beets Family History
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Beets Name Meaning
Dutch: patronymic from a short form of a Germanic personal name beginning with the element berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’. Dutch: habitational name from a village in Friesland called Beets. English: outside East Anglia, possibly a respelling of Scottish Beats, a variant of Beat. In East Anglia, however, where the name is concentrated, it is of Dutch origin (see 1, 2), as evidenced by the census of 1881. Probably a respelling of German Beetz.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Beers, Peets, Betts, Beetz, Belt, Hees, Roets, Boers, Leeds, Kees