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McKinven Early Origins



The surname McKinven was first found in Kintyre, where they held a family seat in this wild and romantic highland territory. Their territories were first located on the west side of the peninsula of Kintyre and the surname was mistakenly believed to a form of MacKinnon. Their name was derived from the Gaelic MacIonmhuinn or AcIonmhuinn in Kintyre which means "beloved son." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
Religious allegiances were important in this terrain and it became the domain of persecuted Covenanters. The Hebridean Islands were also a refuge from Government intrusion.

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McKinven Spelling Variations


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McKinven Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: McKinven, McKinvon, McKinvine and others.

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McKinven Early History


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McKinven Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McKinven research. Another 113 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early McKinven History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McKinven Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McKinven Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

McKinven Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Mary McKinven, who settled in New York in 1740
  • Marion McCollum McKinven, who arrived in New York in 1740
  • Marian McKinven, who settled in New York in 1740
  • Duncan McKinven, who settled in America in 1740
  • Donald McKinven, who setted in New York in 1740
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

McKinven Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • M. McKinven, who settled in Montreal in 1910
  • I. McKinven, who settled in Montreal in 1910

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Contemporary Notables of the name McKinven (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McKinven (post 1700)



  • Neil McKinven (b. 1964), Scottish actor from Glasgow, known for his work on Hallam Foe (2007), The Vet (1995) and The Debt Collector (1999)
  • Ron McKinven (b. 1936), Scottish former professional footballer who played from 1953 to 1966, member of the Great Britain National Team in 1960
  • Jim McKinven, member of the Scottish dance music group "One Dove", active in the early 1990s

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)

Other References

  1. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
  2. 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).
  3. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
  4. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  7. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
  8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
  9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  10. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
  11. ...

The McKinven Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McKinven 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.

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