When Myrtle Olive Kite was born on 3 August 1900, in Danville, Montgomery, Missouri, United States, her father, Harvey Casper Kite, was 51 and her mother, Maude Elizabeth Ford, was 33. She lived in Mineola, Montgomery, Missouri, United States in 1900. She died on 1 February 1981, in Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 80.
English: nickname from Middle English kete, kyte ‘kite’ (the bird of prey), perhaps a nickname for a rapacious person.
Americanized form of German Keith .
English: habitational name from one or more of the minor places with names deriving from Old English cȳte, cyte ‘cottage, hut, shed’, such as Kite Farm in Swalecliffe (Kent).