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

Kitchin Early Origins



The surname Kitchin 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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Kitchin Spelling Variations


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Kitchin Spelling Variations



Although the name, Kitchin, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Kitchen, Ketchin, Kitching, Kitchiner, Kitchener and others.

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Kitchin Early History


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Kitchin Early History



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

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Kitchin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kitchin Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Kitchin In Ireland


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Kitchin In Ireland



Some of the Kitchin 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



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Kitchin family name Kitchin, or who bore a variation of the surname were

Kitchin Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Joseph Kitchin settled in Virginia in 1635
  • John Kitchin settled in New England in 1635
  • John Kitchin, aged 23, arrived in New England in 1635
  • Jon Kitchin, who arrived in Virginia in 1637
  • Anthony Kitchin, who landed in Maryland in 1650
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kitchin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Kitchin, who landed in Virginia in 1712
  • Philip Kitchin, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1731

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kitchin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kitchin (post 1700)



  • Claude Kitchin (1869-1923), American politician, who was House majority leader (1915-1919) and House Minority leader (1921-1923)
  • Alvin Paul Kitchin (1908-1983), American Congressman from North Carolina
  • George William Kitchin (1827-1912), the first chancellor of the University of Durham
  • Clifford Henry Benn Kitchin (1895-1967), British novelist
  • Sir David James Tyson Kitchin (b. 1955), Judge of the High Court of Justice in England and Wales

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Kitchin Historic Events


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Kitchin Historic Events




HMAS Sydney II

  • Mr. Clayton Peter Kitchin (1920-1941), Australian Stoker from Kadina, South Australia, Australia, who sailed into battle aboard HMAS Sydney II on the 19th November 1941 and died during the sinking

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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)

Other References

  1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  2. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  3. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  9. 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.
  10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  11. ...

The Kitchin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kitchin 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.

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