The current generations of the Kinlox family have inherited a surname that was first used hundreds of years ago by descendants of the ancient Scottish tribe called the Picts
. The Kinlox family lived in the barony of Kinloch, which is located at the head of Rossie Loch in the parish of Collessie in Fife
. The surname Kinlox belongs to the category of habitation
names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Early Origins of the Kinlox family
The surname Kinlox was first found in Fife
, where they held a family seat
from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Kinlox family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kinlox research.Another 317 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1102, 1296, 1st , 1685, 1st , 1700, 1680, 1744, 1766, 1st , 1691, 1699, 1676 and 1747 are included under the topic Early Kinlox History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Kinlox Spelling Variations
Scribes in the Middle Ages did not have access to a set of spelling rules. They spelled according to sound, the result was a great number of spelling variations
. In various documents, Kinlox has been spelled Kinlock, Kinloch, Kinlocke, Kinglake and others.
Early Notables of the Kinlox family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the Clan
at this time was Sir David Kinloch, 1st Baronet
of Kinloch (c.
1700); Sir James Kinloch, 2nd Baronet
of Kinloch(c. 1680-1744); Sir James Kinloch, 3rd Baronet... Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kinlox Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Kinlox family to Ireland
Some of the Kinlox family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 33 words (2 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Kinlox family to the New World and Oceana
The cruelties suffered under the new government forced many to leave their ancient homeland for the freedom of the North American colonies. Those who arrived safely found land, freedom, and opportunity for the taking. These hardy settlers gave their strength and perseverance to the young nations that would become the United States and Canada. Immigration and passenger lists have shown many early immigrants bearing the name Kinlox: Patrick Kinloch, who came to Boston in 1687; Alexander Kinloch, who settled in Carolina in 1703; Cleland Kinloch, who came to South Carolina in 1799; James Kinloch, who settled in South Carolina in 1703.
The Kinlox Motto
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Non degener
Motto Translation: Not degenerated