Early Origins of the Kentour family
The surname Kentour 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
in their territories in the town of Kintore. The Pictish influence on Scottish history diminished after Kenneth Macalpine became King of all Scotland
. But those east coast families still played an important role in government and were more accessible to Government than their western highland counterparts.
Early History of the Kentour family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kentour research.Another 193 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1407 and 1745 are included under the topic Early Kentour History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Kentour Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Kintore, Kyntore, Kentore, Kyntour, Kentour and many more.
Early Notables of the Kentour family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kentour family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..