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Comisky Early Origins



The surname Comisky 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.

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Comisky Spelling Variations


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Comisky Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cumiskey, Comisky, Cumisky, Comiskey, MacCumiskey, MacComiskey, Cumiskie, Comiskie, Comeskey, Cumeskey, MacCumeskey, MacComeskey, Cuminisky and many more.

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Comisky Early History


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Comisky Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Comisky research. Another 123 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Comisky History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Comisky Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Comisky Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Comisky 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:

Comisky Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Philip A. Comisky, who was recorded in Philadelphia in 1858

Comisky Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Rose Comisky, aged 21, a domestic servant, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rakaia" in 1879
  • Catherine Comisky, aged 20, a domestic servant, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rakaia" in 1879

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Contemporary Notables of the name Comisky (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Comisky (post 1700)



  • Chuck Comisky, American visual effects 3D specialist
  • Marvin Comisky (1918-2010), American former head of the Philadelphia and state bar associations
  • Frank J. Comisky, American Democrat politician, Mayor of Republic, Missouri, 1967
  • Frank Comisky, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1908 (alternate), 1912

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
    3. Woulfe, Rev. Patrick. Irish Names and Surnames Collected and Edited with Explanatory and Historical Notes. Kansas City: Genealogical Foundation, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-940134-403).
    4. 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.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    7. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
    8. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
    9. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    10. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
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    The Comisky Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Comisky 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.

    This page was last modified on 12 January 2016 at 13:07.

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