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KIRKMAN

ONE NAME STUDY

Introduction

The Kirkman One Name Study embraces an informal group of international researchers sharing a common interest in this surname and its derivatives. Information is shared on a mutually beneficial basis, and where appropriate published on this site.


Objectives

The objective of the study is to collect or access as much Kirkman & related surname data as possible, with the aim of being able to assist researchers world-wide.


Origins & Early Mentions

You can access this information by clicking the  navigation buttons on the left.


Distribution of Surname - UK

There were 1926 Kirkmans and 782 Kirmans in the 1881 UK Census. Of those, the 6 largest concentrations of  Kirkmans by County of residence in the England are:

























  • Lancashire

1271


  • Yorkshire

122


  • Derbyshire

106


  • Middlesex (inc London)

89


  • Lincolnshire

43


  • Leicestershire

30



To see the full analysis for both Kirkmans and Kirmans click here



Have you got information that you would like to submit to the Kirkman Guild of One Name Studies? If so, please e-mail it here

Distribution of Surname - USA
There were 1423 Kirkmans and 420 Kirmans in the 1880 US Census. Of those, the 6
largest concentrations of  Kirkmans by State of residence in the USA are:








To see the full analysis for both Kirkmans and Kirmans click here

Distribution Today

The World Book of Kirkmans asserts there currently are 11,600 Kirkmans worldwide, most of them in the English speaking nations. It estimates there are 6,800 American Kirkmans, 3,200 in Great Britain, 1,000 in Australia, 200 in Canada, 100 in New Zealand, and several hundred in Ireland, Germany, South Africa and Switzerland.


DNA Project

This is integral to the successful investigation of the Kirkman surname world-wide. Learn more about it here.


Kirkman Archive

The Guild web site provides a facility to store data records in the Kirkman Archive, which contains the following records:

  • North Carolina

345


  • Indiana

128


  • Missouri

116


  • Illinois

97


  • Tennessee

93


  • Alabama

85