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Traditional (southern) German pronunciation: FIET.
― Anonymous User  12/16/2009
Variant form/spelling: Veith.
― Anonymous User  3/1/2010
Also a surname.
bathos  6/16/2010
A famous bearer of the name is the sculptor Veit Stoß (1447-1533).
elbowin  8/26/2014
The name is pronounced with an initial f (like the English word fight).
elbowin  8/26/2014
An infamous bearer of the name is the German film director Veit Harlan who produced Nazi propaganda films like "Jud Süß".
elbowin  8/26/2014
The German word Veitstanz "St. Vitus dance" used to denote several kinds of chorea, most notably the Huntingdon disease. The connection to the name is probably due to dancing processions held in honour of St. Veit.
elbowin  10/27/2017

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