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Where did the Irish Kinsell family come from? What is the Irish Kinsell family crest and coat of arms? When did the Kinsell family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Kinsell family history?Today's Irish surnames are underpinned by a multitude of rich histories. The name Kinsell originally appeared in Gaelic as Cinnsealach. This surname is derived from the Clan name Ui Ceinnsealaigh.
Before widespread literacy came to Ireland, a name was often recorded under several different variations during the life of its bearer. Accordingly, numerous spelling variations were revealed in the search for the origin of the name Kinsell family name. Variations found include Kinsella, Kinsellagh, Kincheloe,Kenselloe, Kinsello and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kinsell research. Another 225 words(16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kinsell History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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During the 19th century thousands of impoverished Irish families made the long journey to British North America and the United States. These people were leaving a land that had become beset with poverty, lack of opportunity, and hunger. In North America, they hoped to find land, work, and political and religious freedoms. Although the majority of the immigrants that survived the long sea passage did make these discoveries, it was not without much perseverance and hard work: by the mid-19th century land suitable for agriculture was short supply, especially in British North America, in the east; the work available was generally low paying and physically taxing construction or factory work; and the English stereotypes concerning the Irish, although less frequent and vehement, were, nevertheless, present in the land of freedom, liberty, and equality for all men. The largest influx of Irish settlers occurred with Great Potato Famine during the late 1840s. Research into passenger and immigration lists has brought forth evidence of the early members of the Kinsell family in North America:
Kinsell Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Kinsell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kinsell 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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