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The surname Killiley comes from the original Irish Mac Giolla Leith, meaning son of a devotee of Leith.

Killiley Early Origins



The surname Killiley was first found in County Galway (Irish: Gaillimh) part of the province of Connacht, located on the west coast of the Island, where the MacGiolla Leith belong to the Clan of Ui Maine.

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Killiley Spelling Variations


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Killiley Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: MacKillilea, Killilea, MacGillilea, Killileagh and many more.

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Killiley Early History


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Killiley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Killiley research. Another 99 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Killiley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Killiley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Killiley Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Killiley 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:

Killiley Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Bridget and Ann Killiley, who landed in New York in 1860

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Killiley Family Crest Products


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Killiley Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    5. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
    6. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Killiley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Killiley 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 15:36.

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