Anglo-Saxon culture of England produced the name of Comtass. It was given to a person who held the noble title of Count. Such names were also occasionally bestowed as nicknames on those of undeservedly haughty or regal bearing.
Early Origins of the Comtass family
Durham where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Comtass family
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Comtass Spelling Variations
spelling variations under which the name Comtass has appeared include Countesse, Cunte, Conte, Counte, Contesse, Count, Comitissa and many more.
Early Notables of the Comtass family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Comtass family to the New World and Oceana
At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Comtass arrived in North America very early: Barnet Counts who sailed to Philadelphia in 1732 and William Counts to Delaware in 1803.
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