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

Kilkelly Early Origins



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.".

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Kilkelly Spelling Variations


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Kilkelly Spelling Variations



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

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Kilkelly Early History


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Kilkelly Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kilkelly research. Another 129 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1744 and 1783 are included under the topic Early Kilkelly History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kilkelly Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kilkelly Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kilkelly 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



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 Australia in the 19th Century

  • Patrick Kilkelly, aged 24, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1858 aboard the ship "Sir Thomas Gresham"
  • John Kilkelly, aged 20, a farm servant, arrived in South Australia in 1858 aboard the ship "Storm Cloud"

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    7. 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).
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Kilkelly Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kilkelly 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 8 July 2014 at 15:24.

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