Early Origins of the Comiskie family
The surname Comiskie was first found in Monaghan
(Irish: Muineachán) located in the Northern part of the Republic of Ireland
in the province of Ulster
, where they held a family seat
but more recently in Longford
, Cavan and Westmeath
. Irish history was greatly influenced by the Norman invasion
of 1172, and thereafter, the surnames of Irish Gaelic clanns and septs and many of the Norman families became almost indistinguishable. This family name was first recorded as being descended from Fiacha Suidhe, a younger brother of King Conn of the Hundred
Battles in the 3rd century. and later through the 8th century Cumuscach, (Cumiskey) Lord and a chieftain
, descended from the Lords of North Decies in Munster
, and the Felan line.
Early History of the Comiskie family
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Comiskie Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Cumiskey, Comisky, Cumisky, Comiskey, MacCumiskey, MacComiskey, Cumiskie, Comiskie, Comeskey, Cumeskey, MacCumeskey, MacComeskey, Cuminisky and many more.
Early Notables of the Comiskie family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Comiskie family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Patrick Cumiskey, whose oath of allegiance was recorded in Philadelphia in 1827; John Cumiskey, who was naturalized in New York in 1836; Philip A. Comisky, who was recorded in Philadelphia in 1858.