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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 (b. 1968), American Republican politician from Utah [1]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 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2012, February 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  9. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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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 7 March 2017 at 17:34.

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