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Kirkconnell Early Origins



The surname Kirkconnell was first found in Kirkcudbrightshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Chille Chuithbheirt), part of the present day Council Area of Dumfries and Galloway, former county in Southwestern Scotland, where they held a family seat they being a one time significant Clan of south western Scotland. In 1235, Michael Kirkconnel was Chief of the Clan and held all the lands of Kirconnel for himself and his clan.

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Kirkconnell Spelling Variations


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Kirkconnell Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kirkconnel, Kirkconnell, Kirkeconnel, Kirkeconnell, Kirconnel, Kirconnell, Kirkonnel and many more.

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Kirkconnell Early History


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Kirkconnell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kirkconnell research. Another 409 words (29 lines of text) covering the years 1235, 1280, 1296, 1296, 1304 and 1920 are included under the topic Early Kirkconnell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kirkconnell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kirkconnell Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kirkconnell 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 or some of its variants were: William Kirkconnel arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1757.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kirkconnell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kirkconnell (post 1700)



  • Sandy Kirkconnell (b. 1870), American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Bonacca, 1906-29
  • Watson Kirkconnell, President Emeritus, Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, born Port Hope, Ontario, Canada 1895, granted Coat of Arms by Scottish Lord Lyon, and he or his successor may now be considered Chief of the Clan

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    2. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    3. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    4. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    8. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    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. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Kirkconnell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kirkconnell 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 27 August 2016 at 19:26.

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