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The surname Kennefic came to Ireland with the Anglo- Norman invasion of the 12t century. The name itself is thought to have comes from a Welsh place-name and was at one time prefixed with the typical Norman "de."

Early Origins of the Kennefic family


The surname Kennefic was first found in the city of Dublin and the Leinster counties of Kilkenny, Kildare, and Louth. Four the past 400 years, the name has been associated with County Cork. The early ancestors of the family settled in these areas following their coming to Ireland with the Anglo- Norman invasion. The surname originally hails from Wales, specifically a Welsh place name that originally had the prefix "de." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
MacLysaght, Edward, More Irish Families. Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0)
Today Kenfig Hill is a village in Bridgend County, South Wales and it is from this locale that the family originated.

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Early History of the Kennefic family

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Early History of the Kennefic family


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Kennefic Spelling Variations

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Kennefic Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Kennefick, Kenefick, Kennefic, Kennefake, Kenefeake and many more.

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Early Notables of the Kennefic family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Kennefic family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Kennefic family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Kennefic family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kennefic Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Michael Kennefic, who was recorded in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1843
  • Michael Kennefic, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1843

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  1. ^ MacLysaght, Edward, More Irish Families. Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0)

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