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Irish surnames are all based on the Gaelic language native to Ireland. The original Gaelic form of the name Kindelan is O Caoinleain or O Caoindealbhain.

Kindelan Early Origins



The surname Kindelan was first found in County Meath (Irish: An Mhí) anciently part of the kingdom of Brega, located in Eastern Ireland, in the province of Leinster, where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

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Kindelan Spelling Variations


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Kindelan Spelling Variations



The Middle Ages saw a great number of spelling variations for surnames common to the Irish landscape. One reason for these variations is the fact that surnames were not rigidly fixed by this period. The following variations for the name Kindelan were encountered in the archives: Quinlan, O'Quinlan, O'Quinlevan, O'Quinlivan and many more.

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Kindelan Early History


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Kindelan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kindelan research. Another 203 words (14 lines of text) covering the year 1172 is included under the topic Early Kindelan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kindelan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kindelan Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kindelan 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:

Kindelan Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Edward Kindelan, aged 23, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Duke of Wellington"
  • Ann Kindelan, aged 25, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Duke of Wellington"
  • Mary Kindelan, aged 20, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Duke of Wellington"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kindelan (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kindelan (post 1700)



  • Jean de Kindelan, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815

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Kindelan Family Crest Products


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Kindelan Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
    4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    5. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
    10. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
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    The Kindelan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kindelan 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 25 March 2015 at 12:22.

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