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Robert Kirkman of Leicestershire


This site has been created to bring together KIRKMAN, KERKMAN, KIRKMANN, KIRCHMAN,  researchers from around the world. You will be able to read about the possible origins of these surnames, their history in USA and UK, and hear some of the interesting stories about them.

The Kirkman DNA Project aims to identify the different branches of the surname and link as many of these together as is possible.

The KIRKMAN One Name Study aims to record and make accessible as many Kirkman and related surname events worldwide as possible.

We have also provided links to other Kirkman web sites and researchers.Two major initiatives are highlighted here:

Last Updated 9 Dec 2016

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2 New Liverpool & Coventry Branches & Chicago Kirkmans

Nottinghamshire Kirkmans including Ohio, Michigan, Nebraska & California Kirkmans plus Thomas Kirkman, Landscape Artist

Updated Musical Kirkman’s Page, including Niagara, New York

Much  expanded Derbyshire/Leicestershire & Nottinghamshire Kirkman databases at Guild of One Name Studies

DNA testing reveals that USA Kirkmans may be descended from McDaniels!