Condit History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Condit is thought to be ultimately derived from Middle English, Old French word "conduit," which denoted a water channel. As a name it is assumed that the first bearer of the name lived near a canal of some kind.

The first record of the family was found in "Conde, near Bayeux where Arnfrid Camerarius witnessed a charter in Normandy 1066. In 1086 he held 26 lordships in Barony in England [1]. Robert, his son, gave his estate of Condy to Holy Trinity, Caen, 1082. He is named Robert de Condy in England 1103. His brother Audin de Condy was Bishop of Bayeux 1112, and Turstin de Condy Archbishop of York 1119. Another brother, Richard de Condy companied Duke Robert to Palestine 1096." [2]

Early Origins of the Condit family

The surname Condit was first found in Yorkshire where a Roger de Cundi was on record in circa 1150. The records of the Templars show Aliz de Condi in 1185 in Lincolnshire. The Pipe Rolls of 1200 for Lincolnshire show Nicholas Cundy. [3]

Further to the north in Scotland, "there was at one time a family of Condie of that Ilk, who derived their name from the lands of Condie, near Forgandenny, Perthshire. John de Conady is in record in Perth in 1414." [4]

Important Dates for the Condit family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Condit research. Another 115 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1334, 1340, 1414, 1541, 1682, 1717, 1688, 1737, 1688 and are included under the topic Early Condit History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Condit Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Condy, Condie, Conedy, Conndy, Conndie, Caundie, Caundy, Cundie, Cundy, Coneday, Conady, Connedie, Caunedy, Caunnday, Caundey, Coundey, Conday, Condey, Connidy, Cunnidie, Cuneday, Cunady, Cunnedie, Caunidy and many more.

Early Notables of the Condit family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Condit family to Ireland

Some of the Condit family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 60 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Condit migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Condit Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • John Condit, who arrived in New Jersey in 1678 [5]
Condit Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Emma Condit, aged 24, who immigrated to the United States from Glasgow, in 1892
  • Gideon B. Condit, aged 29, who immigrated to America, in 1896
  • Condit, aged 24, who immigrated to America from London, in 1896
  • H. Condit, aged 45, who landed in America, in 1897
Condit Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Edgar M. Condit, aged 64, who settled in America, in 1904
  • Elizabeth Condit, aged 24, who immigrated to the United States, in 1910
  • Bertha Condit, aged 44, who landed in America, in 1911
  • Caroline Condit, aged 70, who immigrated to the United States, in 1912
  • Frank Condit, who landed in America, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Condit (post 1700)

  • Philip Murray Condit (b. 1941), American Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Boeing company from 1996 to 2003
  • Carl W. Condit (1914-1997), American historian of Chicago architecture
  • James J. Condit Jr., American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1972 [6]
  • Israel D. Condit, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Essex County, 1867 [6]
  • Grant W. Condit, American Republican politician, Chair of Cumberland County Republican Party, 1950 [6]
  • Gary Adrian Condit (b. 1948), American Democrat politician, Mayor of Ceres, California, 1974-76; Member of California State Assembly, 1983-89; U.S. Representative from California, 1989-2003 [6]
  • Floyd M. Condit, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1932 [6]
  • Fillmore Condit (1855-1939), American politician, Mayor of Long Beach, California, 1926-27 [6]
  • Elias M. Condit, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Essex County, 1886-87 [6]
  • Amzi Condit (1830-1865), American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Essex County, 1859-60 [6]
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Citations

  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  4. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  5. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  6. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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