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Not surprisingly, the Kitchen surname is thought to have originally been an occupational name for a cook, deriving from the Old English word "cycen."

Kitchen Early Origins



The surname Kitchen was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat from very ancient times. Early rolls revealed Henry atte Kychene c. 1300 and Richard del Kechin. The Yorkshire Poll Tax Rolls of 1379 lists Johannes del Kechyn; Johannes del Kuchyn; and Thomas del Kichyn. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

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Kitchen Spelling Variations


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Kitchen Spelling Variations



The name Kitchen, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Kitchen, Ketchin, Kitching, Kitchiner, Kitchener and others.

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Kitchen Early History


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Kitchen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kitchen research. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1350 and 1566 are included under the topic Early Kitchen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kitchen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kitchen Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kitchen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kitchen In Ireland


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Kitchen In Ireland



Some of the Kitchen family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included 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



The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Kitchen family, or who bore a variation of the surname Kitchen were

Kitchen Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Kitchen, who settled in Salem in 1630
  • Dorothy Kitchen, who arrived in Maryland in 1652
  • Nicholas Kitchen settled in Barbados in 1654
  • Hugh Kitchen, who landed in Virginia in 1661

Kitchen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Matthew Kitchen, who arrived in New York in 1832
  • Mathew Kitchen, who landed in New York in 1835
  • A B Kitchen, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • Edward Kitchen, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • G W Kitchen, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kitchen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Andrew Kitchen, who landed in Alabama in 1918

Kitchen Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Richard Kitchen, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1749
  • Mr. Kitchen Thomas U.E. who settled in New Brunswick c. 1784 we is listed as murdered in 1799 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Kitchen Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Henry Kitchen, who landed in Canada in 1840
  • John Kitchen, who arrived in Canada in 1841
  • John G Kitchen, who arrived in Canada in 1841

Kitchen Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Kitchen, English convict from Southampton, who was transported aboard the "Asia" on September 3rd, 1820, settling in New South Wales, Australia [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1820 with 192 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1820
  • Andrew Kitchen, English convict from Lancaster, who was transported aboard the "Asia" on July 29th, 1823, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1823 with 151 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1823
  • Ann Kitchen, English convict from Lancaster, who was transported aboard the "Amphitrite" on August 21, 1833, settling in New South Wales, Australia [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Amphitrite voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1833 with 99 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/amphitrite/1833
  • David Kitchen arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Macedon" in 1849
  • Daniel Kitchen arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Stebonheath" in 1849
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kitchen Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Kitchen arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Phoenix" in 1860

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kitchen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kitchen (post 1700)



  • Curtis Kitchen (b. 1964), retired American professional basketball player
  • Michael Kitchen (b. 1948), English actor, best known for his role as Detective Chief Superintendent Foyle in the drama series Foyle's War since 2002 and for his role as Bill Tanner in two James Bond films
  • Ashley Kitchen (b. 1988), English footballer
  • Michael Peter Kitchen (b. 1954), former English professional footballer
  • Martin Kitchen, Professor Emeritus of history at Simon Fraser University
  • Joseph Kitchen, English footballer
  • William Percy "Bill" Kitchen (1960-2012), Canadian professional NHL ice hockey player
  • Michael "the Kitch" Kitchen (b. 1956), Canadian former defenceman and former head coach in the NHL, older brother of retired hockey player Bill Kitchen
  • Walter Kitchen (1912-1988), Canadian ice hockey player who competed in the 1936 Winter Olympics
  • Lauren Kitchen (b. 1990), Australian professional racing cyclist
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Kitchen Historic Events


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Kitchen Historic Events




HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. Harry Kitchen, British Able Seaman, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking

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Suggested Readings for the name Kitchen


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Suggested Readings for the name Kitchen



  • The Kitchen Family by Lennie M. Carter.

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Kitchen Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1820 with 192 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1820
  4. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1823 with 151 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1823
  5. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Amphitrite voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1833 with 99 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/amphitrite/1833

Other References

  1. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  2. 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.
  3. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  5. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  8. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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The Kitchen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kitchen 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 16 June 2016 at 18:53.

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