Names from historical writing:

The following appear as names for Kirkcaldy. Follow the links for what the author actually said:

Name Author Source
KIRKALDY Samuel Johnson A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland (London: W. Strahan and T.Cadell, 1775).
KIRKCALDY John Bartholomew Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887).
F.H. Groome Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (Edinburgh: T.C. Jack, 1882-4).
KYRC ALDYN F.H. Groome Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (Edinburgh: T.C. Jack, 1882-4).

NB: These variant names come from our collections of historical travel writing and descriptive gazetteers: