The name Condra 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.
Early Origins of the Condra family
The surname Condra 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.
Early History of the Condra family
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Condra 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 Condra family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Condra family to Ireland
Some of the Condra family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Condra family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Condy of New London, who settled in Connecticut in 1664, and was master of a vessel in the West Indies trade. In 1679 on a voyage to London, England
, his vessel was taken by the Algerians. William died in 1685. Thomas Condy was a soldier in Turner Company in the year 1678, in Boston..
Contemporary Notables of the name Condra (post 1700)
- Julie Michele Condra (b. 1970), American Young Artist Award nominated film and television actress
- Erik Paul Condra (b. 1986), American professional NHL ice hockey player