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The ancestors of the name Kelloch come from the proud Boernician clans of the Scottish-English border region. The Kelloch family lived in Aberdeen (part of the modern Grampian region.)

Kelloch Early Origins



The surname Kelloch 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.

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Kelloch Early History


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Kelloch Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kelloch research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 137 and 1372 are included under the topic Early Kelloch History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kelloch Spelling Variations


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Kelloch Spelling Variations



Spelling rules had not yet evolved in medieval Scotland, some names dating from that era often appear many different ways. Some spelling variations of Kelloch include Kellogg, Kellock, Kelloch, Kellog, Kellogh, MacKelloch, MacKellock and many more.

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Kelloch Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kelloch Early Notables (pre 1700)



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Kelloch In Ireland


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Kelloch In Ireland



Some of the Kelloch 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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kelloch Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Kelloch, aged 38, who arrived in Otago aboard the ship "Philip Laing" in 1848
  • Jemima Kelloch, aged 37, who arrived in Otago aboard the ship "Philip Laing" in 1848
  • Livingston Kelloch, aged Andrew, a farm servant, who arrived in Otago aboard the ship "Philip Laing" in 1848
  • Rebecca Kelloch, aged 22, who arrived in Otago aboard the ship "Philip Laing" in 1848

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