Boernician tribe of ancient Scotland. The McKello family lived in Aberdeen (part of the modern Grampian region.)
Early Origins of the McKello family
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.
Early History of the McKello family
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McKello Spelling Variations
Boernician names that evolved in the largely preliterate Middle Ages are often marked by considerable spelling variations. McKello has been spelled Kellogg, Kellock, Kelloch, Kellog, Kellogh, MacKelloch, MacKellock and many more.
Early Notables of the McKello family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the McKello family to Ireland
Some of the McKello family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the McKello family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the Boernician-Scottish Clan families who came to North America were Loyalists who went north to Canada after the American War of Independence. Families on both sides of the border went on to found two of the world's great nations. This century, families with Scottish roots have rediscovered their heritage through highland games and clan societies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families reveals a number of immigrants bearing the name McKello or a variant listed above:
McKello Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
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