Early Origins of the Kirkaldey family
The surname Kirkaldey was first found in Fife
, 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.
Early History of the Kirkaldey family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kirkaldey research.Another 265 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1299, 1366, 1426, 1745, 1664, 1556, 1520 and 1573 are included under the topic Early Kirkaldey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Kirkaldey Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Kircaldy, Kirkaldy, Kirkaldie, Kirkcaldy, Kirkcaldie, Kircaldie and many more.
Early Notables of the Kirkaldey family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the Clan
at this time was James Kirkcaldy of Grange (died 1556), a Fife
laird and Treasurer of Scotland; Sir William Kirkcaldy of Grange (c.
1520-1573), a Scottish... Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kirkaldey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Kirkaldey family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..