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Surnames, their origin and their meaning

Many surnames are associated with the place/locality of where the family lived and in those cases the location is noted as the meaning.
Many surnames are associated with the occupation of the person given the name. is a directory of Professional Genealogists, Ancestry and Family Tree Researchers.

Surname Origin Meaning
Kay Locality Locality In Cornish British, signifies a hedge, inclosure, a place of security, a fortified place
Kelsey Locality Locality A town in Lincolnshire, England
Kelso Locality Locality Town in Roxburghshire, Scotland
Kempenfelt Locality Locality The camping or kemping field
Kendall Locality Locality Town in Westmoreland, England
Kent Locality Locality County in England
Kerswell Locality Locality The well where water-cresses grow
Kettle Locality Locality the parish of Kettle, in Fifeshire, Scotland
Kilburne Locality Locality Village in Middlesex, England
Kilham Locality Locality A town in England
Kinghorn Locality Locality A borough in Fifeshire, Scotland
Kingston Locality Locality The name of several towns in England
Kinloch Locality Locality From lands in Fifeshire
Kirby Locality Locality towns in England
Kirkaldy Locality Locality a town in Fifeshire, Scotland
Kirkham Locality Locality Kirk, a church, and ham, a village
Kirkpatrick Locality Locality A parish in Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Krebs Locality Locality A town in Upper Saxony, Germany
Kyle Locality Locality District in Ayrshire, Scotland

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