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Type Surname (from location)
Usage Danish
Pronounced Pron. KEEW-kə-kaw  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "farm near the church" from elements kirke meaning "church" and gaard meaning "farm." A famous bearer is Søren Aabye Kierkegaard, a Danish philosopher, theologian, poet, social critic and religious author who is widely considered to be the first existentialist philosopher.
Added 4/27/2016 by Dray
Edited 6/26/2022 by Beautiful Victory