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Where did the Irish Kennefake family come from? What is the Irish Kennefake family crest and coat of arms? When did the Kennefake family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Kennefake family history?The surname Kennefake came to Ireland with the Anglo- Norman invasion of the 12t century. The name itself is thought to have comes from a Welsh place-name and was at one time prefixed with the typical Norman "de."
Spelling variations of this family name include: Kennefick, Kenefick, Kennefic, Kennefake, Kenefeake and many more.
First found in the city of Dublin and the Leinster counties of Kilkenny, Kildare, and Louth. The early ancestors of the family settled in these areas following their coming to Ireland with the Anglo-Norman invasion.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kennefake research. Another 241 words(17 lines of text) covering the year 1712 is included under the topic Early Kennefake History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Kennefake Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Kennefake Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Kennefake Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kennefake 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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