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A family of Strathclyde-Briton were the first to use the name Kincade. They lived at Kincaid in the county of Stirlingshire. The name of Kincaith, from which the family derive their name is almost certainly of Gaelic origin, coming from the Gaelic words "ceann", meaning top or head and "caithe", meaning pass.

Kincade Early Origins



The surname Kincade was first found in Stirlingshire. The earliest evidence of the surname Kincade was found in the parish of Campsie, Stirlingshire north of Glasgow.

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Kincade Spelling Variations


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Kincade Spelling Variations



In the era before dictionaries, there were no rules governing the spelling or translation of names or any other words. Consequently, there are an enormous number of spelling variations in Medieval Scottish names. Kincade has appeared as Kincaid, Kinkeed, Kincade, Kyncade, Kinkaid and many more.

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Kincade Early History


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Kincade Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kincade research. Another 273 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1450, 1467, 1493, 1545, 1609, 1687, 1579, 1600, 1600, 1661, 1726, 1787, 1902, 1840 and 1815 are included under the topic Early Kincade History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kincade Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kincade Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Jean Kincaid (1579-1600) who led an unfortunate life with a brutal husband, John Kincaid of Warriston. Eventually, his violent ways became too much for her to bear and she incited a servant of hers to batter the man to death with his bare...

Another 86 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kincade Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kincade In Ireland


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Kincade In Ireland



Some of the Kincade family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 39 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



The freedom, opportunity, and land of the North American colonies beckoned. There, Scots found a place where they were generally free from persecution and where they could go on to become important players in the birth of new nations. Some fought in the American War of Independence, while others went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of all of these Scottish settlers have been able to recover their lost national heritage in the last century through highland games and Clan societies in North Ameri ca. Among them:

Kincade Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • G. R. Kincade, aged 38, who landed in America, in 1905
  • John Kincade, aged 27, who landed in America from Derry, Ireland, in 1907
  • John D. Kincade, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States, in 1912
  • Emma C. Kincade, aged 45, who emigrated to the United States, in 1912
  • Lee Kincade, aged 30, who settled in America, in 1920
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kincade Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Kincade, aged 27, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Constance"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kincade (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kincade (post 1700)



  • Keylon Kincade (b. 1982), American football running back from Troup, Texas
  • John Kincade, American sports talk show host based in Atlanta, Georgia

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
    4. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    5. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    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. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    8. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    9. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    10. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    11. ...

    The Kincade Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kincade 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 20 October 2015 at 13:35.

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