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Where did the English Countee family come from? What is the English Countee family crest and coat of arms? When did the Countee family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Countee family history?The name Countee is thought to be ultimately derived from Middle English, Old French word "conduit," which denoted a water channel. As a name it is assumed that the first bearer of the name lived near a canal of some kind.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Condy, Condie, Conedy, Conndy, Conndie, Caundie, Caundy, Cundie, Cundy, Coneday, Conady, Connedie, Caunedy, Caunnday, Caundey, Coundey, Conday, Condey, Connidy, Cunnidie, Cuneday, Cunady, Cunnedie, Caunidy and many more.
First found in Yorkshire where a Roger de Cundi was on record in circa 1150. The records of the Templars show Aliz de Condi in 1185 in Lincolnshire. The Pipe Rolls of 1200 for Lincolnshire show Nicholas Cundy.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Countee research. Another 242 words(17 lines of text) covering the years 1334, 1340, 1414, 1541, 1682, and 1717 are included under the topic Early Countee History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Countee Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Countee family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 130 words(9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Condy of New London, who settled in Connecticut in 1664, and was master of a vessel in the West Indies trade. In 1679 on a voyage to London, England, his vessel was taken by the Algerians. William died in 1685. Thomas Condy was a soldier in Turner Company in the year 1678, in Boston..
The Countee Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Countee 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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