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The ancestors of the name Kilborn date back to the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Kilborn family lived in Kilburn in the parish of Hampstead in the county of Middlesex.

Kilborn Early Origins



The surname Kilborn was first found in Middlesex where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Kilborn Spelling Variations


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Kilborn Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Kilborn are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Kilborn include: Kilborne, Kilbourn, Kilbourne, Kilburn, Kilburne and others.

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Kilborn Early History


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Kilborn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kilborn research. Another 253 words (18 lines of text) covering the year 1273 is included under the topic Early Kilborn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kilborn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kilborn Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kilborn 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



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Kilborn or a variant listed above:

Kilborn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charles Moore Kilborn, who landed in New York, NY in 1884 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Richard Kilborn, aged 24, who landed in America, in 1894

Kilborn Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Rollin Kilborn, aged 48, who emigrated to America, in 1903
  • Mrs. Horace M. Kilborn, aged 40, who settled in America, in 1909
  • Orson K. Kilborn, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States, in 1909
  • George Kilborn, aged 56, who landed in America, in 1909
  • Horace M. Kilborn, aged 42, who landed in America, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kilborn Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Kilborn Benjamin U.E., "Kilbourn, Kilburn" who settled in Kitley [Elizabeth-Kitley], Ontario c. 1784 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Kilborn Charles U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kilborn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kilborn (post 1700)



  • Craig Kilborn (b. 1962), American comedian and former talk show host
  • John L. Kilborn, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1898 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John Kilborn (1889-1989), American Republican politician, Emmet County Sheriff, 1941-54; Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Emmet District, 1955-62 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Joe C. Kilborn, American politician, Mayor of Petoskey, Michigan, 1977-90 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Jesse Kilborn, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Madison County, 1833 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Frank J. Kilborn, American Democrat politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Washington [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Cecil Kilborn (b. 1902), English footballer
  • Pamela Kilborn (b. 1939), former Australian athlete
  • John Kilborn (1794-1878), Canadian merchant, lumberman and politician in Upper Canada

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  3. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  6. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  10. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
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The Kilborn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kilborn 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.

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