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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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A famous bearer of the name is the sculptor Veit Stoß (1447-1533).
elbowin  8/26/2014
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The name is pronounced with an initial f (like the English word fight).
elbowin  8/26/2014
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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
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Also a surname.
bathos  6/16/2010
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Variant form/spelling: Veith.
― Anonymous User  3/1/2010
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Traditional (southern) German pronunciation: FIET.
― Anonymous User  12/16/2009

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