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The surname Kennefick 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."

Kennefick Early Origins



The surname Kennefick 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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Kennefick Spelling Variations


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Kennefick Spelling Variations



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

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Kennefick Early History


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Kennefick Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kennefick research. Another 41 words (3 lines of text) covering the years 171 and 1712 are included under the topic Early Kennefick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kennefick Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kennefick Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kennefick 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kennefick Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Edward Kennefick, who arrived in St. John's, Newfoundland in 1811 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ MacLysaght, Edward, More Irish Families. Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0)
  2. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Other References

  1. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
  4. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
  5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  6. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
  7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
  8. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
  9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  10. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
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The Kennefick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kennefick 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 20 June 2014 at 11:56.

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