Scotland, the first to use the name Kingade were the Strathclyde- Britons. It was a name for someone who 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.
Early Origins of the Kingade family
Early History of the Kingade family
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Kingade Spelling Variations
hundred years. Before that time, scribes spelled according to sound, often varying the spelling of name within a single document. Kingade has appeared as Kincaid, Kinkeed, Kincade, Kyncade, Kinkaid and many more.
Early Notables of the Kingade family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kingade family to Ireland
Some of the Kingade family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Kingade family to the New World and Oceana
As the persecution of Clan families continued, they sailed for North America in increasing numbers. In most cases, they found the freedom and opportunity they sought. Land was often available and the American War of Independence allowed Scots an opportunity to solidify their independence from the English crown. These settlers and their ancestors went on to play essential roles in the forging of the nations of the United States and Canada. Among them: John Kincaid, who was the first Kincaid in North America, landing at Perth Amboy, New Jersey in 1683; John Kincaid, who settled in New Jersey in 1685.
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