Start your family tree now Is your surname Kuykendall?
There are already 68 users and 2,513 genealogy profiles with the Kuykendall surname on Geni. Explore Kuykendall genealogy and family history in the World's Largest Family Tree.

Kuykendall Genealogy and Kuykendall Family History Information

‹ Back to Surnames Index

Create your Family Tree.
Discover your Family History.

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!
view all

Profiles

  • Captain Abraham Kuykendall (bef.1719 - bef.1812)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA with the rank of Captain. DAR Ancestor # A067605 .findagrave... ; Facts on Abraham Kuykendall blend with folklore for a fascinating tale.. ;
  • Abraham Kuykendall, Jr. (c.1770 - 1877)
    Abraham Kuykendall, Jr. was born 1772. Married Elizabeth Van Zandt (1770-1829). They moved to Franklin Co., Tenn. by 1808 and still there in 1831. His wife died about 1829. Descendants moved to Mississ...
  • Adam Kuykendall (c.1750 - aft.1825)
    Upon Santa Anna's invastion of the state in 1836, the families of the Colonies fled before the invading army. At the time there were freshets in all the streams of the state, in consequence of unusuall...
  • America Josephine Kuykendall (1853 - 1929)
    Birth: 1853 Death: 1929 Wife of Wyatt Kuykendall. Family links: Children: James Edward Kuykendall (1877 - 1894)* Calculated relationship Burial: Shiloh-McCutcheon Cemetery Hutto Wi...
  • Anice Bertha Kuykendall (1879 - 1946)
    Bertha Farmer Mason BIRTH 11 Feb 1879 DEATH 20 Jun 1946 (aged 67) BURIAL Bethel Community Cemetery Bethel, Haywood County, North Carolina, USA MEMORIAL ID 15545815 · View Source MEMORIAL PHOTOS 1 F...

About the Kuykendall surname

The Keykendall name is Dutch. Our Dutch Heritage A Research Synopsis of the Kuykendall Family: Kuykendall, Kirkendall, Cuykendall, Coykendall, etc Compiled by Gene Kuykendall, 1997

In Minisink, Luur Jacobsen adopted a toponym - church records of 1706 list "Luur Jacobsen van Kuykendaal". Early Dutch Genealogist explained the name to mean "vankijk-in-t'dal" , translated "from view of the valley" i.e.; From Wageningen over looking the Rhine valley. Adopting to toponym (place of origin) in America to supplement or replace their Dutch patronym (son of) was not uncommon. The surname is not found previously in Europe, but strickly of American origin.