Kienast Family History
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Kienast Name Meaning
German and Swiss German: topographic name from the Slavic element chojnasti ‘rich in conifers’ (hence the place name Kynast, which could also be a source of the surname). Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Kiene ‘pine’ + Ast ‘branch’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press