were the ancestors of the first people to use the name Keneway. It comes from in the parish of Kennoway in the county of
. The surname Keneway belongs to the category of
names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
from very early times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Keneway research.Another 186 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1198, 1221, 1684, 1687, 1693, 1840, 1758, 1836, 1780, 1786, 1791, 1788 and 1794 are included under the topic Early Keneway History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Translation has done much to alter the appearance of many Scottish names. It was a haphazard process that lacked a basic system of rules. Spelling variations
were a common result of this process. Keneway has appeared Kennaway, Kennoway, Kenaway, Kenneway, Kenoway and many more.
Notable amongst the Clan
at this time was Sir John Kennaway (1758-1836) of Exeter
, soldier and diplomat. Some of the Kennaway family originated in Fife, Scotland
moved to Devon
in the late 17th century where Sir John Kennaway became... Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Keneway Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.