occupational name for a cook, deriving from the Old English word "cycen."
Early Origins of the Kitchener family
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. 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)
Early History of the Kitchener family
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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.
Early Notables of the Kitchener family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kitchener family to Ireland
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Migration of the Kitchener family to the New World and Oceana
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
Contemporary Notables of the name Kitchener (post 1700)
Historic Events for the Kitchener family
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