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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.

Killpack Early Origins



The surname Killpack was first found in Herefordshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Killpack Spelling Variations


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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.

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Killpack Early History


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Killpack Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Killpack research. Another 410 words (29 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1300, 1500, and 1583 are included under the topic Early Killpack History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Killpack Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Killpack Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Killpack Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Killpack (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Killpack (post 1700)



  • Sheldon Killpack, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 2008
  • Sheldon Killpack (b. 1968), American Republican politician from Utah

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    7. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    11. ...

    The Killpack Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Killpack 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 18 April 2016 at 15:25.

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