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Gilkey Early Origins



The surname Gilkey was first found in Kent where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066, and were Lords of the manor of Ellington House and Blackheath in that shire.

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Gilkey Spelling Variations


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Gilkey Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wilkie, Wilkey, Wilky, Willeke and others.

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Gilkey Early History


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Gilkey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gilkey research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 1563, 1574, 1591 and 1627 are included under the topic Early Gilkey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gilkey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gilkey Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gilkey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gilkey Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • James Gilkey, who landed in New England in 1748

Gilkey Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Sarah Gilkey, aged 18, arrived in New York in 1849
  • C W Gilkey, aged 35, arrived in Mobile, Ala in 1858
  • Louisa Gilkey, aged 27, who landed in America, in 1895

Gilkey Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Margaret Gilkey, aged 22, who landed in America, in 1907
  • Joseph Gilkey, aged 23, who landed in America, in 1909
  • Mary Ann Gilkey, aged 50, who settled in America, in 1911
  • Sara M. Gilkey, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States, in 1911
  • Mrs Arthur P. Gilkey, aged 24, who landed in America, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gilkey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gilkey (post 1700)



  • Howard Ellsworth Gilkey (1890-1972), American landscape architect
  • Randy Gilkey (b. 1976), American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and recording engineer
  • John Gilkey, American actor, comedian, juggler and clown, best known for his work with Cirque du Soleil
  • Gordon Waverly Gilkey (1912-2000), American artist, educator, and promoter of the arts
  • Arthur Karr "Art" Gilkey (1926-1953), American geologist and mountaineer who etensively explored Alaska in 1950 and 1952
  • Otis Bernard Gilkey (b. 1966), American former Major League Baseball player
  • Patrick H. Gilkey, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 3rd District, 1895; Candidate for Michigan State Senate 9th District, 1906
  • George L. Gilkey, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1932
  • Dr. Landon Gilkey (1919-2004), American Protestant Ecumenical theologian

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
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    The Gilkey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gilkey 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.

    This page was last modified on 10 December 2015 at 10:01.

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