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Type Surname (from location)
Usage Italian
Pronounced Pron. KYEH-za  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "church" in Italian, originally a topographic name for someone who lived near a church, a habitational name from any of various places named Chiesa or perhaps an occupational name for someone who worked in a church.
Added 6/3/2021 by HL