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All Irish surnames have a long, ancient Gaelic history behind them. The original Gaelic form of the name Kinealy is O Cinnfhaolaidh, which is derived from "ceann," which means "head," and "faol," which means "wolf."

Kinealy Early Origins



The surname Kinealy was first found in Limerick (Irish: Luimneach) located in Southwestern Ireland, in the province of Munster, where they held a family seat as chiefs in the barony of Connello, from olden times up to the 12th century when they were dispersed by the Anglo Norman invasion by Strongbow, the Earl of Pembroke in 1172.

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Kinealy Spelling Variations


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Kinealy Spelling Variations



Because early scribes and church officials often spelled names as they sounded, a person could have many various spellings of his name.Many different spelling variations of the surname Kinealy were found in the archives researched. These included Kinneally, Kinealy, Kinnelly, Kinnelley, Kinneley, Kinelly, Kinelley, Kenealy, O'Kinnealy, O'Kinnelly, O'Kinelly, O'Kinneley, O'Kennelly, O'Kenelly, Kennelly, Kenelly, Kennealy, Keneally, O'Kennealy, O'Kenneally, Quinelly, O'Quinelly, O'Quinelley, Kenneallagh, Keneallagh, Kenealagh, O'Kenealagh, O'Kenealagh, Kinneary, Kineary, O'Kinneary and many more.

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Kinealy Early History


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Kinealy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kinealy research. Another 245 words (18 lines of text) covering the year 1800 is included under the topic Early Kinealy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kinealy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kinealy Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kinealy 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:

Kinealy Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • John Kinealy, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1843

Kinealy Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Eliza Kinealy, aged 20, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Nugget"
  • Margaret Kinealy, aged 18, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Nugget"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kinealy (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kinealy (post 1700)



  • John Henry Kinealy (1864-1928), American mechanical engineer and text-book author
  • Christine Kinealy, Irish author, best known for her book, This Great Calamity: The Irish Famine 1845-1852

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Kinealy Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    3. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
    5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. Print.
    8. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    9. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
    10. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
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    The Kinealy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kinealy 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 1 February 2016 at 08:14.

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