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The ancestors of the name Kiddell date back to the days of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from their residence in a parish named Kiddal near Leeds. Other references beleive the name to be an occupational name for one who was a fisher of rivers, but our research proves that this is a less likely origin.

Kiddell Early Origins



The surname Kiddell was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Kiddell Spelling Variations


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Kiddell Spelling Variations



Kiddell has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Kiddle, Kiddal, Kidel, Kidale, Kydhall, Kyddall, Kiddall and many more.

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Kiddell Early History


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Kiddell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kiddell research. Another 338 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1219, 1379, 1554, 1606, 1718, and 1802 are included under the topic Early Kiddell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kiddell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kiddell Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kiddell 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



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Kiddells to arrive on North American shores:

Kiddell Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Thomas Kiddell, aged 40, who landed in America from London, in 1904
  • John Alexander Kiddell, aged 38, who landed in America from London, England, in 1918
  • Nellie Kiddell, aged 40, who emigrated to the United States from Liverpool, England, in 1920

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kiddell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kiddell (post 1700)



  • Joan Kiddell -Monroe (1908-1972), British author and illustrator of children's books
  • John Kiddell, distinguished Australian author

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    4. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    6. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
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    The Kiddell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kiddell 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 10 October 2013 at 08:49.

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