Kincaid Family History

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Kincaid Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place near Lennoxtown, north of Glasgow, which is first recorded in 1238 as Kincaith and in 1250 as Kincathe. The former spelling suggests derivation from Gaelic ceann ‘head’, ‘top’ + càithe ‘pass’, whereas the latter would point to cadha ‘quagmire’ as the second element.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Kinnaird, Kinman, Kincaide, Kincade, Sinclair, Kinkaid, Wingard

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Kincaid Family Origin

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Kincaid Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Tin Smith

    9%
  • Merchant

    6%
  • Teacher

    6%

In 1881, Farmer, Tin Smith and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kincaid. The most common Kincaid occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Kincaid's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kincaid family was Teacher.

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