Origin of Surname
Chivret is a Guernsey surname that is now extinct in the island. It was once common in the parish of St Saviours. Although it is French origin with the surname being found historically in the Gironde area, its meaning is unclear, and the surname is also extinct in France.
- JW Sarre, Changes in the People of St Saviour's Parish, Guernsey, Review of the Guernsey Society, Spring 1996