Early Origins of the Kirkcaldy family
The surname Kirkcaldy was first found in Fife
, where they held a family seat
in their territories. The Pictish influence on Scottish history diminished after Kenneth Macalpine became King of all Scotland
. But those east coast families still played an important role in government and were more accessible to Government than their western highland counterparts.
Early History of the Kirkcaldy family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kirkcaldy research.Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1299, 1366, 1426, 1745, 1664, 1556, 1520 and 1573 are included under the topic Early Kirkcaldy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Kirkcaldy Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Kircaldy, Kirkaldy, Kirkaldie, Kirkcaldy, Kirkcaldie, Kircaldie and many more.
Early Notables of the Kirkcaldy family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the Clan
at this time was Sir James Kirkcaldy (Kirkaldy) of Grange (died 1556), a Fife
laird and Treasurer of Scotland; Sir William Kirkcaldy of Grange (c.
1520-1573), a... Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kirkcaldy Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Kirkcaldy family to Ireland
Some of the Kirkcaldy family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 77 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Kirkcaldy family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..