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Kinnard Surname Origin
(Origin Local Gaelic) From Kinnaird, a place in Perthshire, Scotland, so called from Ceann, the head, the end, and aerd, a height or promontory, from its high situation.
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.
Kinnard Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Kinnard Family History Thought:
'It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors.' -- Plutarch