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Kinross Early Origins



The surname Kinross was first found in Kinross-shire, where they held a family seat in their territories. The Pictish influence on Scottish history diminished after Kenneth Macalpine became King of all Scotland. But those east coast families still played an important role in government and were more accessible to Government than their western highland counterparts.

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Kinross Spelling Variations


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Kinross Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kinross, Kynros, Kinros, Kynross and others.

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Kinross Early History


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Kinross Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kinross research. Another 261 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1204, 1266, 1597 and 1745 are included under the topic Early Kinross History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kinross Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kinross Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kinross 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kinross Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Robert Kinross, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Empress" in 1865
  • Thomas Kinross, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "British King" in 1883
  • Agnes Kinross, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "British King" in 1883
  • Violet Kinross, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "British King" in 1883

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kinross (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kinross (post 1700)




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Kinross Family Crest Products


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Kinross Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    3. 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.
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    8. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    9. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    10. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
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    The Kinross Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kinross 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.

    This page was last modified on 24 December 2016 at 19:22.

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