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The name Parkill was originally a habitational surname, taken on from any of several places names in the British Isles called Parkhill or Park Hill.

Parkill Early Origins



The surname Parkill was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Parkill Spelling Variations


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Parkill Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Parkhill, Parkhille and others.

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Parkill Early History


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Parkill Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Parkill research. Another 179 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1500, 1605, 1803, and 1857 are included under the topic Early Parkill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Parkill Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Parkill Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Parkill In Ireland


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Parkill In Ireland



Some of the Parkill family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 261 words (19 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 or some of its variants were: Andrew Parkhill, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1777; John Parkhill, who came to Pennsylvania in 1779; William Parkhill, who settled in St. John, N.B. in 1833.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Parkill (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Parkill (post 1700)



  • Stanley E. Parkill, American politician, Democratic Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1900; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1904; Mayor of Owosso, Michigan; Elected 1906

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
    3. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    5. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
    6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    7. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Parkill Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Parkill 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 24 November 2015 at 09:32.

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