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Kilkelly History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The surname Kilkelly comes from the Irish Mac Giolla Cheallaigh, meaning the son of a servant or devotee of St. Ceallach.

Early Origins of the Kilkelly family


The surname Kilkelly was first found in County Galway (Irish: Gaillimh) part of the province of Connacht, located on the west coast of the Island, where it belonged to a Clan of the Ui Fiachrach Aidhne, descended from the famous King Guaire Aidhne "the Hospitable.".

Early History of the Kilkelly family


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Kilkelly Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Kilkelly, Killikelly, MacKilkelly and others.

Early Notables of the Kilkelly family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Kilkelly family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kilkelly Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Patrick Kilkelly, who sailed from Ireland to America in 1741

Kilkelly Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Kilkelly, who took the Oath of Allegiance in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1860
  • Martin Kilkelly, who was naturalized in New York in 1899

Kilkelly Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Mr. Matthew Kilkelly, aged 40 who was emigrating through Grosse Isle Quarantine Station, Quebec aboard the ship "Wolfville" departing 25th April 1847 from Sligo, Ireland; the ship arrived on 10th June 1847 but he died on board [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 83)

Kilkelly Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Patrick Kilkelly, aged 24, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1858 aboard the ship "Sir Thomas Gresham" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 20th March 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Sir Thomas Gresham 1858. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/sirthomasgresham1858.shtml.
  • John Kilkelly, aged 20, a farm servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1858 aboard the ship "Storm Cloud"

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Citations


  1. ^ Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 83)
  2. ^ South Australian Register Monday 20th March 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Sir Thomas Gresham 1858. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/sirthomasgresham1858.shtml.

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