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Conie History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Anglo-Saxon name Conie comes from its first bearer, who was a swift runner or a timid person. The surname Conie is derived from the Old English words conig and cony, which mean rabbit. However, Conie may have also been an occupational surname applied to a dealer in rabbit skins or a furrier.

Early Origins of the Conie family


The surname Conie was first found in Lincolnshire, but the place name can be found throughout the world including Coney Arm, Newfoundland and Coney's Castle, an Iron Age hill fort in Dorset, England.

Early History of the Conie family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Conie research.
Another 95 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1646 and 1713 are included under the topic Early Conie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Conie Spelling Variations


The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Conie has been spelled many different ways, including Coney, Coyney, Coyny, Cony, Conney, Conye, Coyney, Cony, Conny, Connay and many more.

Early Notables of the Conie family (pre 1700)


Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Conie Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Conie family to Ireland


Some of the Conie family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Conie family to the New World and Oceana


Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Conies to arrive in North America:

Conie Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • J Alexander Conie, who arrived in New York, NY in 1774 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Conie Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jean C Conie, aged 30, who landed in New York, NY in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

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Citations


  1. ^ 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)

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