Kivett Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Given, Minett, Kirst, Kitt, Kieft, Kitts, Kitto, Fickett, Minetti

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Kivett Family Origin

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Kivett Family Occupations

What did your Kivett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kivett family was Blacksmith. The most common Kivett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Kivett's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kivett.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farming

    16%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kivett ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kivett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kivett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kivett census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kivett. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kivett. For the veterans among your Kivett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kivett Life Expectancy

What is the average Kivett lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kivett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kivett in 1954 was 57, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kivett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kivett ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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