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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.

Conie Early Origins



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.

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Conie Spelling Variations


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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.

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Conie Early History


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Conie Early History



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.

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Conie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Conie Early Notables (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.

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Conie In Ireland


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Conie In 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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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

Conie Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jean C Conie, aged 30, landed in New York, NY in 1847

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    3. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Conie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Conie 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 23 September 2013 at 14:54.

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