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The ancestry of the name Kellaway dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in a small settlement in either Devon or Cornwall. Thus, Kellaway is a habitation surname derived from the place, named Callway or Calway.

Kellaway Early Origins



The surname Kellaway was first found in Gloucestershire 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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Kellaway Spelling Variations


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Kellaway 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 Kellaway have been found, including Callaway, Kelloway, Kellaway, Calloway and others.

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Kellaway Early History


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Kellaway Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kellaway research. Another 194 words (14 lines of text) covering the year 1185 is included under the topic Early Kellaway History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kellaway Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kellaway Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kellaway 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



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Kellaway, or a variant listed above:

Kellaway Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Kellaway, who landed in Maryland in 1662

Kellaway Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Arthur Kellaway, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1859

Kellaway Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Kellaway arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Henry Porcher" in 1838 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HENY PORCHER 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838HenryPorcher.htm
  • William Kellaway, aged 28, a miner, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "William Prowse"
  • Thomas Kellaway, aged 25, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Confiance"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kellaway (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kellaway (post 1700)



  • Roger Kellaway (b. 1939), American composer, arranger, and pianist
  • Frederick George Kellaway (1870-1933), English politician, member of the UK Parliament
  • Sam Kellaway, British poet
  • Joseph Kellaway, British sailor and recipient of the Victoria Cross
  • Frederick Kellaway (1810-1933), British politician
  • Duncan Kellaway (b. 1973), Australian footballer
  • Charles Kellaway (1889-1952), Australian medical scientist and science administrator
  • Andrew Kellaway (b. 1975), Australian footballer
  • Cecil Kellaway (1893-1973), British actor born in Cape Town, South Africa, an Academy Award-nominated character actor

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HENY PORCHER 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838HenryPorcher.htm

Other References

  1. 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.
  2. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  3. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  6. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  7. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  9. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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The Kellaway Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kellaway 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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