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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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 27) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • 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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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 27) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. 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).
  2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  3. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
  6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  8. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
  9. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  10. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. 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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