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The surname McKilkelly comes from the Irish Mac Giolla Cheallaigh, meaning the son of a servant or devotee of St. Ceallach.

McKilkelly Early Origins



The surname McKilkelly was first found in County Galway (Irish: Gaillimh) part of the province of Connacht, located on the west coast of the Island, where it belonged to a Clan of the Ui Fiachrach Aidhne, descended from the famous King Guaire Aidhne "the Hospitable.".

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McKilkelly Spelling Variations


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McKilkelly Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kilkelly, Killikelly, MacKilkelly and others.

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McKilkelly Early History


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McKilkelly Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McKilkelly research. Another 129 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1744 and 1783 are included under the topic Early McKilkelly History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McKilkelly Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McKilkelly Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early McKilkelly Notables 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Patrick Kilkelly, who sailed from Ireland to America in 1741; an unknown Killkelly, who immigrated to Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1809; Michael Killikelly, who arrived in Baltimore in 1823.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
    4. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
    5. Woulfe, Rev. Patrick. Irish Names and Surnames Collected and Edited with Explanatory and Historical Notes. Kansas City: Genealogical Foundation, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-940134-403).
    6. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
    7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
    8. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    10. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
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    The McKilkelly Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McKilkelly 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.

    This page was last modified on 8 July 2014 at 15:24.

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