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Kinkade was first used as a surname in the Scottish/English Borderlands by the Strathclyde-Briton. The first Kinkade family 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.

Kinkade Early Origins



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

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Kinkade Spelling Variations


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Kinkade Spelling Variations



Medieval Scottish names are rife with spelling variations. This is due to the fact that scribes in that era spelled according to the sound of words, rather than any set of rules. Kinkade has been spelled Kincaid, Kinkeed, Kincade, Kyncade, Kinkaid and many more.

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Kinkade Early History


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Kinkade Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kinkade 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 Kinkade History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kinkade Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kinkade 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 Kinkade Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kinkade In Ireland


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Kinkade In Ireland



Some of the Kinkade 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



Many Scots were left with few options other than to leave their homeland for the colonies across the Atlanti c. Some of these families fought to defend their newfound freedom in the American War of Independence. Others went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of all of these families have recently been able to rediscover their roots through Clan societies and other Scottish organizations. Among them:

Kinkade Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mary Kinkade, who arrived in America in 1805
  • William Kinkade, who landed in America in 1805
  • Jane Kinkade, aged 60, who landed in America, in 1895
  • Jane Eliza Kinkade, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States, in 1895

Kinkade Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Arthur Kinkade, who settled in America, in 1905
  • Richard Kinkade, aged 21, who landed in America from Knocklong, Ireland, in 1908
  • Maggie Kinkade, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States from Mullagh, Ireland, in 1911
  • William G Kinkade, aged 20, who landed in America from Kells, Ireland, in 1912
  • Robert Kinkade, aged 30, who emigrated to America, in 1921
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kinkade (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kinkade (post 1700)



  • David Kinkade (b. 1983), American metal drummer of the Norwegian band Borknagar
  • M. Dale Kinkade (1933-2004), American linguist
  • Michael Arthur "Mike" Kinkade (b. 1973), American Major League Baseball player who played from 1998 to 2003, Olympic gold medalist in 2000
  • Thomas Kinkade (1958-2012), American painter, founder of The Thomas Kinkade Company which produces lit painted reproductions
  • Kevin Kinkade, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for Texas State House of Representatives 137th District, 1992

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    3. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
    4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    10. 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.
    11. ...

    The Kinkade Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kinkade 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.

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