Kellard / Kellar / McKellard / McKellar

Origin: Scottish

Scottish history reveals McKellar was first used as a surname by the Strathclyde-Briton people. It was a name for someone who lived in or near a place called Keilor, in Angus. McKellar is a local name, which belongs to the category of hereditary surnames. There are a variety of differnent types of local surnames, which include: topographic surnames, which could be given to a person who lived beside any physical feature, such as a hill, stream, church or type of tree. Habitation names form the other broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.

Spelling variations: Keller, Kellar, Keeler, Keilor, Keiler, Keillor, Keiller, Kelour, MacKeller, Kellard, McKellard, and many more.

 

Peter Kellard & Jane McInnes ( modificado el 20.03.2017 )