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Kilgour Surname Origin
(Origin Gaelic) Locality. The ancient name of a parish in Fifeshire, Scotland, so called from kill, a church, and gour, a hill--the church on the hill, or surrounded by hills.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Kilgour Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Kilgour Family History Thought:
'We are all omnibuses in which our ancestors ride, and every now and then one of them sticks his head out and embarrasses us.' --Oliver Wendell Homes