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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 Atlantic. 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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • William Kinkade, who landed in America in 1805 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • 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)



  • M. Dale Kinkade (1933-2004), American ling Uist, known for his work on Salishan languages
  • Amelia Kinkade (b. 1963), American actress, animal communicator and self-proclaimed "pet psychic"
  • Kathleen "Kat" Kinkade (1930-2008), American co-founder of Twin Oaks, an intentional community in Virginia, inspired by B.F. Skinner's book Walden Two
  • Reynolds Robert Kinkade (1854-1933), American jurist, Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court (1925-1933)
  • Thomas Kinkade III (1958-2012), American painter, founder of The Thomas Kinkade Company, producer of lit painted reproductions, known as "Thomas Kinkade, Painter of Light"
  • David Kinkade (b. 1983), American metal drummer of the Norwegian band Borknagar
  • Michael Arthur "Mike" Kinkade (b. 1973), American Major League Baseball player who played from 1998 to 2003, Olympic gold medalist in 2000
  • Kevin Kinkade, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for Texas State House of Representatives 137th District, 1992 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Lynda Kinkade, Australian award winning journalist and a CNN anchor

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
  2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  3. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  5. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
  6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  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. 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).
  9. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
  10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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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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