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Where did the Scottish Kalp family come from? What is the Scottish Kalp family crest and coat of arms? When did the Kalp family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Kalp family history?The Kalp family name was first used by descendants of the Pictish people of ancient Scotland. It is a name for someone who lived in the place named Colp in Aberdeenshire.
Scribes in the Middle Ages did not have access to a set of spelling rules. They spelled according to sound, the result was a great number of spelling variations. In various documents, Kalp has been spelled Culp, Colp, Cup, Cope and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kalp research. Another 227 words(16 lines of text) covering the year 1408 is included under the topic Early Kalp History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Kalp Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
The cruelties suffered under the new government forced many to leave their ancient homeland for the freedom of the North American colonies. Those who arrived safely found land, freedom, and opportunity for the taking. These hardy settlers gave their strength and perseverance to the young nations that would become the United States and Canada. Immigration and passenger lists have shown many early immigrants bearing the name Kalp:
Kalp Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Kalp Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kalp Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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