The Stirlings of Kippendavie & Kippenross are a branch of the Stirlings of Keir. Archibald Stirling was the third son of Sir Archibald Stirling of Keir & Cadder by his second marriage to Grizell, daughter of James, Lord Ross.
He was the first laird of Kippendavie. He received from his father the estates and lands of Kippendavie by charter dated 5 Aug 1594 and became the founder of this and younger branches of the Stirlings of Keir.
The Kippendavie branch of the Stirling family is currently headed by the 10th generation in this line