Kies Family History
Kies Name Meaning
German: from Middle High German kis ‘gravel low grade iron ore’ hence probably a topographic name for someone living on land characterized by coarse sand and pebbles or a metonymic occupational name for an iron smelter. Dutch: nickname for someone who was very chaste or behaved refined from kies ‘delicate refined’ kuis ‘chaste pure’. Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a dentist for someone who healed and pulled sore teeth from kies ‘molar’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022