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MacKinvine Early Origins



The surname MacKinvine was first found in Kintyre, where they held a family seat in this wild and romantic highland territory. Their territories were first located on the west side of the peninsula of Kintyre and the surname was mistakenly believed to a form of MacKinnon. Their name was derived from the Gaelic MacIonmhuinn or AcIonmhuinn in Kintyre which means "beloved son." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
Religious allegiances were important in this terrain and it became the domain of persecuted Covenanters. The Hebridean Islands were also a refuge from Government intrusion.

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MacKinvine Spelling Variations


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MacKinvine Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: McKinven, McKinvon, McKinvine and others.

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MacKinvine Early History


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MacKinvine Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacKinvine research. Another 113 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early MacKinvine History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacKinvine Early Notables (pre 1700)


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MacKinvine Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Duncan McKinvine, who came to Virginia in 1733; Mary McKinven, who settled in New York in 1740; Marion McCollum McKinven, who arrived in New York in 1740.

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