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The Scottish name McKimmie is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic Mac Shimidh, a patronymic from a Gaelic equivalent to the name Simon.

McKimmie Early Origins



The surname McKimmie was first found in Tweedale in Peebles-shire. They are said to descend from a Norman family from Anjou, in the Seigneurie of La Frezeliere, where their name was Frezell, they were one of the many Norman families invited north by King David of Scotland, and were granted lands at Keith in East Lothian in 1160. The first chief to settle was named Simon Frazer, and his lands were called Keith Simon. Their stronghold was Oliver Castle on the Tweed.

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McKimmie Spelling Variations


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McKimmie Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: MacKimmie, Mackhimmie, MacShimmie, MacCammie, MacKymmie, MacKymmey, MacImmey, MacImmie, McKimmie, McShimmie, McCammie, McKynnie, McKymmey, McImmey and many more.

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McKimmie Early History


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McKimmie Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McKimmie research. Another 467 words (33 lines of text) covering the years 1333, 1542, 1550, 1586, 1590, 1609, 1662, 1641, 1658, 1708 and are included under the topic Early McKimmie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McKimmie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McKimmie Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early McKimmie Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McKimmie In Ireland


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McKimmie In Ireland



Some of the McKimmie family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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 were:

McKimmie Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Alexander McKimmie, who settled in Georgia in 1735

McKimmie Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • John McKimmie, aged 20, who settled in America from Crieff, in 1900
  • Anderson McKimmie, who landed in America, in 1903
  • Robert A. McKimmie, aged 26, who landed in America from London, England, in 1910
  • David McKimmie, aged 40, who emigrated to the United States, in 1922
  • Patrick McKimmie, aged 43, who emigrated to the United States, in 1922

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Contemporary Notables of the name McKimmie (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McKimmie (post 1700)



  • Robert McKimmie (b. 1952), American professional football player
  • John M. McKimmie, American politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates, 1895-96, 1915-16 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Stewart McKimmie (b. 1962), Scottish former professional footballer
  • Marnie McKimmie, Australian winner of the 1994 Arthur Lovekin Prize in Journalism
  • Jackie McKimmie (b. 1950), Australian film writer, director, and producer

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Je suis prest
Motto Translation: I am ready.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  2. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
  3. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
  4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  5. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  8. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
  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. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The McKimmie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McKimmie 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 December 2015 at 11:22.

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