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Where did the German Conradt family come from? What is the German Conradt family crest and coat of arms? When did the Conradt family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Conradt family history?The origin of the proud surname Conradt can be traced to the historic kingdom of Bohemia, which is now part of Czechoslovakia. German surnames developed at a time when most of Bohemia, and most of the German provinces, were states of the Holy Roman Empire. At first people used only a single name, but as the population grew and people began to travel, they began to find it necessary to take on an additional name to differentiate themselves. The surname Conradt originates from the Old German emperor's name, Kunrad, meaning "kuehn im Rat" (bold in counsel).
Spelling variations of this family name include: Conrad, Konrad, Kunrad, Kunrads, Kunrath, Konrath, Conrath, Konradt, Conradt, Cunrad, Cunrads, Cunrath, Conradi, Conraad, Konraad, Konrads, Conrads, Conraed, Conrade, Konrade, Konraed, Konrat, Conrat, Conratty, Conratt, Conred, Konred, Coonrod (Dutch) and many more.
First found in Bohemia, where the family is considered to have made a great early contribution to the feudal society which became the backbone of early development of Europe. The family became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in the savage tribal and national conflicts, each group seeking power and status in an ever changing territorial profile. The name originates from the Old German emperor's name, Kunrad, meaning "kuehn im Rat" (bold in counsel).
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Conradt research. Another 303 words(22 lines of text) covering the years 1696, 1711, 1800, 1815, 1821, and 1873 are included under the topic Early Conradt History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 57 words(4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Conradt Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Conradt Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Conradt Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Conradt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Conradt 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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