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Re: Origin of the name of Kinghorn
Posted by: Eileen Harrop Date: February 17, 2001 at 13:22:27
In Reply to: Re: Origin of the name of Kinghorn by Linda Martin of 360

Hi Linda,
great to hear from you again.Maybe we can meet up again this year !I have to say that I have not given the origin of the Kinghorn name much thought. I have seen the entry in Black's surnames of Scotland with Adam de Kyngorn in 1204 etc. I think we would have to find out how Kinghorn in Fife got it's name.
Our family way back in Eccles was recorded as Kingcorn ,so maybe this branch had a different root.
I like to think that perhaps they were expert farmers!
Send me an e-mail privately, as I would like to hear about your new job.
Best wishes , Eileen


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