The ancestors of the Condell family arrived in England
following the Norman Conquest
of 1066. The name Condell came from the Norman name Cundel, and arrived with the Norman Conquest
Early Origins of the Condell family
The surname Condell was first found in Yorkshire
where they held a family seat
in the North Riding as Lords of the Manor of Cundall, originally pre Conquest, Cundel, at the time of the Norman Conquest
by Duke William of Normandy
in 1066. In the Domesday Book
survey taken in 1086 the village of Cundall was held by Alured from the Count of Mortain. Conjecturally the Cundalls are descended from this Norman noble.
Early History of the Condell family
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Condell Spelling Variations
It is only in the last few hundred
years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, Anglo-Norman surnames like Condell are characterized by many spelling variations
. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages such as Norman French and Latin, even literate people regularly changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Condell include Cundall, Cundal, Cundell, Cundel, Cundil, Cundill, Condall, Condal, Condel and many more.
Early Notables of the Condell family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Condell family to Ireland
Some of the Condell family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 35 words (2 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Condell family to the New World and Oceana
Faced with the chaos present in England
at that time, many English families looked towards the open frontiers of the New World with its opportunities to escape oppression and starvation. People migrated to North America, as well as Australia
in droves, paying exorbitant rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, but those who did see the shores of North America were welcomed with great opportunity. Many of the families that came from England
went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America carried the name Condell, or a variant listed above:
Condell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Thomas Condell and Thomas Condell Jr. landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1832
- Thomas W. Condell, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1834
- Abel Condell, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1836
Contemporary Notables of the name Condell (post 1700)
- Aquila H. Condell, American Republican politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Plainville, 1918 CITATION[CLOSE]
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- Henry Condell (1757-1834), English violinist and composer
- Henry Condell (1797-1871), the first Mayor of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (1842-1844)
- Sonny Condell (b. 1949), Irish singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and graphic artist
- Patrick "Pat" Condell (1949-1950), Irish writer, political commentator and comedian, a regular panelist on BBC Radio 1's "Loose Talk"