Kief Name Meaning

North German: probably a nickname for a quarrelsome person, from Middle Low German kif ‘quarrel’.

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


Similar surnames: Kiel, Kies, Gier, Bien, Kopf, Brief, Zipf, Kidd, Wied, Bies

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Kief Family Origin

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Kief Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Keeps House

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kief. The most common Kief occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Kief's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kief family was Keeps House.

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Kief Historical Records

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Kief Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Kief life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Kief in 1957 was 50, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kief

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