Picts. They lived in the parish of Kennoway in the county of Fife. The surname Kenway belongs to the category of habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Early Origins of the Kenway family
Fife, where they held a family seat from very early times.
Early History of the Kenway family
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Kenway Spelling Variations
Scotland, names were more often spelled according to sound than any regular set of rules. An enormous number of spelling variations were the result. Over the years, the name Kenway has been spelled Kennaway, Kennoway, Kenaway, Kenneway, Kenoway and many more.
Early Notables of the Kenway family (pre 1700)
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...
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Migration of the Kenway family to Ireland
Some of the Kenway family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Kenway family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Kenway Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
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