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Re: Veit Family Origins
Posted by: Warren Weimer (ID *****0134) Date: May 08, 2002 at 21:42:38
In Reply to: Veit Family Origins by Ed Veitch of 97

Hi Ed
This information comes from a book called "Dictionary of German Names by Hans Bahlow:

Veit(h), Veidt, Fei(d)t, Veitl: Saint Veit (Latin=Vitus), patron saint against fire,lightning and :saints Vitus Dance" (chorea minor). Cf. St Veit Cathedral in Prague and the sculptor Veit Stoss. See also Vaith and Vieth. Vix.

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