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The ancestry of the name Kilburn dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in Kilburn in the parish of Hampstead in the county of Middlesex.

Kilburn Early Origins



The surname Kilburn 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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Kilburn Spelling Variations


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Kilburn Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Kilburn have been found, including Kilborne, Kilbourn, Kilbourne, Kilburn, Kilburne and others.

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Kilburn Early History


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Kilburn Early History



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

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Kilburn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kilburn Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kilburn 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



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Kilburn, or a variant listed above:

Kilburn Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • George Kilburn, who arrived in Rowley, Massachusetts in 1640

Kilburn Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jeremiah Kilburn, who landed in America in 1765

Kilburn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • A. Kilburn, aged 28, who emigrated to America from England, in 1893

Kilburn Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Avelyne Mary Kilburn, aged 36, who emigrated to the United States from Darlington, England, in 1908
  • Edward Byers Kilburn, aged 36, who landed in America from Darlington, England, in 1908
  • Fredk George Kilburn, aged 7, who emigrated to the United States from Darlington, England, in 1908
  • Harold Kilburn, aged 19, who landed in America, in 1913
  • Ethel Kilburn, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States from Bingley, England, in 1919
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kilburn Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Amasa Kilburn, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1760

Kilburn Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Charles Kilburn, aged 35, who emigrated to Saskatoon, Canada, in 1912
  • Isabel Kilburn, aged 35, who settled in Saskatoon, Canada, in 1912

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kilburn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kilburn (post 1700)



  • Brigadier-General Charles Solomon Kilburn (1895-1978), American Commanding Officer Florida Military District (1946)
  • Terry Kilburn (b. 1926), English-born, American former child actor, best known for his role as Tiny Tim in the A Christmas Carol (1938)
  • William Kilburn (1745-1818), English illustrator, best known for his work for William Curtis' Flora Londinensis
  • Sarah Melanie Jean Kilburn (b. 1956), English actress
  • Tom Kilburn Kilburn CBE, FRS (1921-2001), English engineer, co-inventor of the Williams Tube, the world's first stored-program computer
  • Clarence Evans Kilburn (1893-1975), Republican member of the United States House of Representatives

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    2. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    8. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
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    The Kilburn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kilburn 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 30 November 2016 at 10:54.

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