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The ancestors of the Kellman family were part of an ancient Scottish tribe called the Picts. They lived at Kelman Hill, which is in the Cabrach in the county of Aberdeen.

Kellman Early Origins



The surname Kellman 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, 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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Kellman Spelling Variations


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Kellman Spelling Variations



Prior to the invention of the printing press in the last hundred years, documents were basically unique. Names were written according to sound, and often appeared differently each time they were recorded. Spelling variations of the name Kellman include Kelman, Kilman and others.

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Kellman Early History


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Kellman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kellman research. Another 130 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kellman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kellman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kellman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kellman 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



The freedom of the North American colonies was enticing, and many Scots left to make the great crossing. It was a long and hard journey, but its reward was a place where there was more land than people and tolerance was far easier to come by. Many of these people came together to fight for a new nation in the American War of Independence, while others remained loyal to the old order as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of Scots in North America have recovered much of this heritage in the 20th century through Clan societies and other such organizations. A search of immigration and passenger lists revealed many important and early immigrants to North America bearing the name of Kellman:

Kellman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Margery Kellman, who arrived in Maryland in 1665 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kellman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kellman (post 1700)



  • Norris J. Kellman, American politician in the State of Wisconsin
  • Frank A. Kellman, American politician in the State of Wisconsin
  • Philip Kellman, American professor of psychology
  • Steven G. Kellman (b. 1947), American critic and academic
  • Peter Kellman (b. 1945), anti-war activist, author, and American labor union leader and activist
  • Joseph "Joe" Kellman (1920-2010), American businessman and philanthropist
  • Barnet Kellman, American television and film director, television producer and film actor
  • Norris J. Kellman (b. 1898), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1936 (alternate), 1940, 1944; Member of Wisconsin State Assembly from Trempealeau County, 1939-40 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Frank A. Kellman, American Republican politician, Member of Wisconsin State Assembly from Trempealeau County, 1931-34; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1936, 1940 (alternate) [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Anthony Kellman (b. 1955), Barbados-born writer and musician

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
  2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  4. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  6. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  8. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
  9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  10. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
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The Kellman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kellman 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 11:22.

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