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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farming

    16%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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

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Kivett Historical Records

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Kivett Life Expectancy

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