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O Conarain is the original Irish surname from which Conran is derived, and of which Condron is a popular, more modern variant.

Conran Early Origins



The surname Conran was first found in Leinster, where the name was recorded as Conran, O'Conran, and O'Coneran in the 16th and 17th centuries. The place name Ballyconran in County Wexford indicates that the name may have been prominent and influential there at some point. In Ulster, there was a Coneran family listed in 1603, as coarbs of the "parish church of the Mill" in the barony of Tirkennedy, County Fermanagh. However, the name appears to have died out in that region.

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Conran Spelling Variations


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Conran Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Conran, Condron, Coneran, O'Conran, O'Coneran and others.

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Conran Early History


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Conran Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Conran research. Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Conran History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Conran Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Conran Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Conran Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Conran Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Edward Conran, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1728
  • Dennis Conran, who came to Philadelphia in 1746
  • Dennis Conran, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1746

Conran Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Richard Conran, aged 25, arrived in Missouri in 1845
  • John Conran, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County,Pennsylvania in 1848
  • Michael Conran, aged 30, landed in New York in 1854
  • Michael Conran, who landed in New York in 1854

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Contemporary Notables of the name Conran (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Conran (post 1700)



  • Kerry Scott Conran (b. 1964), American filmmaker
  • Tony Conran (b. 1931), Welsh poet
  • Sir Terence Orby Conran (b. 1931), English designer, restaurateur, retailer and writer
  • Jasper Conran (b. 1959), English fashion designer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    2. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
    3. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
    4. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
    9. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
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