personal name Sigtryggr, which literally means true victory. The Gaelic form adopted for the surname is Mac Shitrig.
Early Origins of the MacKittritch family
Galloway (Gaelic: Gall-ghaidhealaibh), an area of southwestern Scotland, now part of the Council Area of Dumfries and Galloway, that formerly consisted of the counties of Wigtown (West Galloway) and Kirkcudbright (East Galloway), where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the MacKittritch family
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MacKittritch Spelling Variations
spelling variations of the name MacKittritch include MacKettrick, Kettrick, Kitterick, MacKitterick, MacEtterick, McKettrick, McKetrick, Ketterick and many more.
Early Notables of the MacKittritch family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the MacKittritch family to Ireland
Some of the MacKittritch family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the MacKittritch family to the New World and Oceana
The farms of Scottish settlers soon dotted the east coast of the colonies that would become the nations of the United States and Canada. Many of those migrants and their children went on to play important roles in the founding the great nations of North America. Early North American immigration records have revealed a number of people bearing the Scottish name MacKittritch or a variant listed above, including: Dr. John Kittredge (b. 1620), who arrived in America in 1660; G. B. Kitteredge, who arrived in San Francisco in 1852; F. M. Kitterage arrived in San Francisco in 1857.
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