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.
Early Origins of the Kalp family
The surname Kalp was first found in Aberdeenshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland
, where they held a family seat
from early times.
Early History of the Kalp family
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Kalp Spelling Variations
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.
Early Notables of the Kalp family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kalp family to the New World and Oceana
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 United States in the 19th Century
- P Kalp, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1806 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)