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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.

Condra Early Origins



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.

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Condra Spelling Variations


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Condra 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.

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Condra Early History


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Condra Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Condra research. Another 242 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1334, 1340, 1414, 1541, 1682, and 1717 are included under the topic Early Condra History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Condra Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Condra Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Condra Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Condra In Ireland


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Condra In Ireland



Some of the Condra family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 130 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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 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..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Condra (post 1700)


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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

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    3. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    6. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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    The Condra Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Condra 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 5 April 2013 at 13:52.

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