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Kiersted Surname Origin
(Origin Danish) Locality. The place near a marsh, from Kier, a marsh, and sted, a dwelling, a town.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Kiersted Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Kiersted Family History Thought:
'We are all omnibuses in which our ancestors ride, and every now and then one of them sticks his head out and embarrasses us.' --Oliver Wendell Homes