The Killpack name has descended through the generations from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture. Their name comes from having lived in the parish of Kilpeck located in the county of Herefordshire.
Early Origins of the Killpack family
The surname Killpack was first found in Herefordshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Killpack family
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Killpack Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Killpack has undergone many spelling variations
, including Kilpack, Killpack, Kilpac, Kilpak, Killpak, Kilpeck, Killpeck, Kilpec, Killpec, Killpoch, Kilbeck, Killbeck, Kilbec and many more.
Early Notables of the Killpack family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Killpack family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England
of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Killpack were among those contributors:
Killpack Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Q. Killpack, who landed in America from Wellrk, in 1919
Contemporary Notables of the name Killpack (post 1700)
- Sheldon Killpack (b. 1968), American Republican politician from Utah CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2012, February 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
- Sheldon Killpack, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 2008 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html