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The name Kealing is of Anglo-Saxon origin. It was name for a person who fished codfish and was accordingly named after the fish. The surname Kealing is derived from the Old English word keling, which means young codfish. Occasionally, the name is derived from residence in the settlement of Keeling in the county of Norfolk.

Kealing Early Origins



The surname Kealing was first found in Worcestershire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Kealing Spelling Variations


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Kealing Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Kealing have been found, including Keeling, Keiling, Kealing and others.

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Kealing Early History


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Kealing Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kealing research. Another 121 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1240, 1607, 1671, 1661 and 1663 are included under the topic Early Kealing History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kealing Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kealing Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kealing Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kealing In Ireland


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Kealing In Ireland



Some of the Kealing family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Kealing Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Kealing, aged 34, a quarryman, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Nugget" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 4th July 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Nugget 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/nugget1854.shtml.
  • John Kealing, aged 18, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Fitzjames"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kealing (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kealing (post 1700)



  • Joseph B. Kealing, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1896, 1908; U.S. Attorney for Indiana, 1901-09; Member of Republican National Committee from Indiana, 1924

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 4th July 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Nugget 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/nugget1854.shtml.

Other References

  1. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  2. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  5. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  7. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  8. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  10. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
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The Kealing Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kealing 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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