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Origins Available: English, Scottish


Kinmen is an ancient Anglo-Saxon surname that came from the baptismal name for the son of Kinmond.

Kinmen Early Origins



The surname Kinmen was first found in Norfolk, where they held a family seat from early times.

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Kinmen Spelling Variations


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Kinmen Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Kinmen has been recorded under many different variations, including Kinmond, Kinman, Kynman, Kennyman, Kinnimond, Keneman, Kineman, Kenemon and many more.

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Kinmen Early History


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Kinmen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kinmen research. Another 308 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1620, 1623, 1711, and 1753 are included under the topic Early Kinmen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kinmen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kinmen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kinmen 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



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Kinmen or a variant listed above: John Kinman, who settled in America in 1741; Andrew Kinman, who came to New York in 1822; Margaret Kinmond, who came to Ontario in 1832; C. W. Kineman, who arrived in San Francisco in 1852.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
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