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Origins Available: Irish, Scottish


The Scottish name MacKinney is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic Mac Shimidh, a patronymic from a Gaelic equivalent to the name Simon.

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The surname MacKinney was first found in Tweedale in Peebles-shire. They are said to descend from a Norman family from Anjou, in the Seigneurie of La Frezeliere, where their name was Frezell, they were one of the many Norman families invited north by King David of Scotland, and were granted lands at Keith in East Lothian in 1160. The first chief to settle was named Simon Frazer, and his lands were called Keith Simon. Their stronghold was Oliver Castle on the Tweed.

Spelling variations of this family name include: MacKimmie, Mackhimmie, MacShimmie, MacCammie, MacKymmie, MacKymmey, MacImmey, MacImmie, McKimmie, McShimmie, McCammie, McKynnie, McKymmey, McImmey and many more.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacKinney research. Another 467 words (33 lines of text) covering the years 1333, 1542, 1550, 1586, 1590, 1609, 1662, 1641, 1658, 1708 and are included under the topic Early MacKinney History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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More information is included under the topic Early MacKinney Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the MacKinney family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

MacKinney Settlers in United States in the 17th Century


  • Makyn Mackinney, who landed in Maryland in 1659

MacKinney Settlers in United States in the 19th Century


  • Eliza MacKinney, who landed in New York, NY in 1811
  • George MacKinney, who landed in New York, NY in 1811

MacKinney Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century


  • Joseph Mackinney, English convict from Nottingham, who was transported aboard the "Albion" on May 29, 1828, settling in New South Wales, Australia

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  • Loren G. MacKinney (b. 1941), American college football player, awarded the Francis Hardon Burr Award
  • John J. MacKinney, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Butler, Pennsylvania, 1916
  • Jared MacKinney (1982-2010), Australian lance corporal in the 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment who was shot and killed in Deh Rahwod during the Battle of Derapet on 24 August 2010


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The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Je suis prest
Motto Translation: I am ready.

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