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

Kitchener Early Origins



The surname Kitchener 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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Kitchener Spelling Variations


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Kitchener Spelling Variations



The name, Kitchener, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Kitchen, Ketchin, Kitching, Kitchiner, Kitchener and others.

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Kitchener Early History


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Kitchener Early History



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

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Kitchener Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kitchener Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Kitchener In Ireland


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Kitchener In Ireland



Some of the Kitchener 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 settlers from the Scottish-English borders. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Kitchener surname who came to North America were:

Kitchener Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Mary Kitchener, who settled in Virginia in 1767

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kitchener (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kitchener (post 1700)



  • Sir Frederick Walter Kitchener (1858-1912), British soldier and colonial administrator. brother of the 1st and 2nd Earl Kitcheners
  • Horatio Herbert Kitchener (1850-1916), 1st Earl of Kitchener, British field marshal and statesman
  • Henry Kitchener (b. 1919), 3rd Earl Kitchener grandson of the 2nd Earl Kitchener
  • Henry Kitchener (1846-1937), 2nd Earl Kitchener, British soldier, brother of the 1st Earl Kitchener

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Kitchener Historic Events


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Kitchener Historic Events




HMS Hood

  • Mr. Reginald J Kitchener (b. 1921), English Able Seaman serving for the Royal Navy from Midhurst, Sussex, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    H.M.S. Hood Association-Battle Cruiser Hood: Crew Information - H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour, Men Lost in the Sinking of H.M.S. Hood, 24th May 1941. (Retrieved 2016, July 15) . Retrieved from http://www.hmshood.com/crew/memorial/roh_24may41.htm

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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. ^ H.M.S. Hood Association-Battle Cruiser Hood: Crew Information - H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour, Men Lost in the Sinking of H.M.S. Hood, 24th May 1941. (Retrieved 2016, July 15) . Retrieved from http://www.hmshood.com/crew/memorial/roh_24may41.htm

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  3. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  6. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  9. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
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The Kitchener Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kitchener 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 26 June 2017 at 08:24.

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