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The name Kitchenham finds its origins with the ancient Anglo-Saxons of England. It was given to one who worked as a person who worked in a kitchen as a cook or server. Occupational names that were derived from the common trades of the medieval era transcended European cultural and linguistic boundaries. Occupational names have remained fairly common in the modern period. This is attested to by the continuing appearance of occupational suffixes at the end of many English surnames. Some of these suffixes include: herd, monger, maker, hewer, smith, and wright.

Kitchenham Early Origins



The surname Kitchenham was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from medieval times.

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Kitchenham Spelling Variations


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Kitchenham Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Kitchenham has been recorded under many different variations, including Kitchingham, Kitchenman, Kitchinman, Kitchingman, Kycheman, Kychenman, Kechynman and many more.

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Kitchenham Early History


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Kitchenham Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kitchenham research. Another 133 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1379, 1475, 1553, 1661, 1740 and 1781 are included under the topic Early Kitchenham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kitchenham Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kitchenham Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 16 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kitchenham 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 were:

Kitchenham Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Edward Kitchenham (aged 21), a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Eliza"

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Kitchenham Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    2. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    4. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    5. 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.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
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    The Kitchenham Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kitchenham 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 9 July 2014 at 12:04.

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