Scotland were the first to use the name McKitrick. It was derived from the Old Norse personal name Sigtryggr, which literally means true victory. The Gaelic form adopted for the surname is Mac Shitrig.
Early Origins of the McKitrick family
Galloway (Gaelic: Gall-ghaidhealaibh), an area of southwestern Scotland, now part of the Council Area of Dumfries and Galloway, that formerly consisted of the counties of Wigtown (West Galloway) and Kirkcudbright (East Galloway), where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the McKitrick family
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McKitrick Spelling Variations
spelling variations of McKitrick include MacKettrick, Kettrick, Kitterick, MacKitterick, MacEtterick, McKettrick, McKetrick, Ketterick and many more.
Early Notables of the McKitrick family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the McKitrick family to Ireland
Some of the McKitrick family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the McKitrick family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
McKitrick Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
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