In the ancient Scottish-English border region, the ancestors of the name Kellick lived among the Boernicians
. They lived in Aberdeen (part of the modern Grampian region.)
Early Origins of the Kellick family
The surname Kellick 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
. More recently, leading seamen in the Commonwealth Navies addressed as "leader", and informally known as "kellicks" from the killick anchor which is the symbol of their rank.
Early History of the Kellick family
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Kellick Spelling Variations
Spelling rules only evolved in the last few centuries with the invention of the printing press and the first dictionaries. Spelling variations
are extremely common in names from before that period. Kellick has been spelled Kellogg, Kellock, Kelloch, Kellog, Kellogh, MacKelloch, MacKellock and many more.
Early Notables of the Kellick family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kellick family to Ireland
Some of the Kellick family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 37 words (3 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 Kellick family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Kellick Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- James Kellick, aged 21, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Omega" CITATION[CLOSE]
South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) OMEGA 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/omega1852.shtml
Contemporary Notables of the name Kellick (post 1700)
- Captain Kellick, Master of the British sealer Henry who visited the South Shetland Islands (1821-1822), eponym of Kellick Island, Antarctica