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  • Written by  Robert Orr Kilkie

The familes Orr and Kilkie joined when David Kilkie married Annie Orr in 16 July 1932 in Barrhead. 

There are numerous origins for the surname. The northern English, Scottish and Northern Irish surname is derived from the Old Norsebyname Orri, meaning "blackcock" (a male black grouse). Another origin for the Scottish name is from the Gaelic odhar, meaning "pale", "dun".

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