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The surname MacCellox was first used by the descendants of a Boernician family of ancient Scotland. They lived in Aberdeen (part of the modern Grampian region.)

MacCellox Early Origins



The surname MacCellox was first found in Aberdeenshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland. More recently, leading seamen in the Commonwealth Navies addressed as "leader", and informally known as "kellicks" from the killick anchor which is the symbol of their rank.

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MacCellox Spelling Variations


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MacCellox Spelling Variations



A lack of rules and the tendency of scribes to spell according to the sound of the word plagued medieval spelling. Not surprisingly, an enormous number of spelling variations appeared. MacCellox has been written Kellogg, Kellock, Kelloch, Kellog, Kellogh, MacKelloch, MacKellock and many more.

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MacCellox Early History


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MacCellox Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacCellox research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 137 and 1372 are included under the topic Early MacCellox History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacCellox Early Notables (pre 1700)


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MacCellox Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early MacCellox Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacCellox In Ireland


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MacCellox In Ireland



Some of the MacCellox family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 37 words (3 lines of text) 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



Many Scots crossed the Atlantic for North America hoping to escape poverty, as well as persecution. Much of their heritage was lost along the way and overtime. This century, however, Clan societies and highland games have allowed many ancestral Scots to recover their birthright. An examination of many early immigration records reveals that people bearing the name MacCellox arrived in North America very early: James Kellock, who was a servant, who arrived in Virginia in 1661; Alice Kellogg, who came to Hartford, CT in 1637; Daniel Kellogg, who arrived in Connecticut in 1651.

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