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Where did the Irish Conlay family come from? What is the Irish Conlay family crest and coat of arms? When did the Conlay family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Conlay family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Conley, Connolly, Connelly, Connell, Connall, Connally, Conelly, Conolly, Conlay, Conlaye, Conleigh and many more.
First found in County Offaly, where they held a family seat from very ancient times. The line of the family name or sept Conley were descended through the name Connolly, Connelly, and Connell from McCarthy Mor (the Great), from Daologach, the King of Munster.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Conlay research. Another 195 words(14 lines of text) covering the years 1014 and 1641 are included under the topic Early Conlay History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Conlay Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Conlay Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Non Sibi
Motto Translation: Not for himself.
The Conlay Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Conlay Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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