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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. 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).
    2. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
    8. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
    9. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    10. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
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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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