occupational name for a cook, deriving from the Old English word "cycen."
Early Origins of the Kichen family
Lancashire where they held a family seat from very ancient times. Early rolls revealed Henry atte Kychene c. 1300 and Richard del Kechin. The Yorkshire Poll Tax Rolls of 1379 lists Johannes del Kechyn; Johannes del Kuchyn; and Thomas del Kichyn. CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
Early History of the Kichen family
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Early Notables of the Kichen family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kichen family to Ireland
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Migration of the Kichen family to the New World and Oceana
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Kichen Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
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