Early Origins of the Kirkonnel family
The surname Kirkonnel 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.
Early History of the Kirkonnel family
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Kirkonnel Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Kirkconnel, Kirkconnell, Kirkeconnel, Kirkeconnell, Kirconnel, Kirconnell, Kirkonnel and many more.
Early Notables of the Kirkonnel family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kirkonnel family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Kirkconnel arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1757.