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The surname Conliss comes from the Irish O Cuindlis.

Conliss Early Origins



The surname Conliss was first found in Tipperary and Offaly. The Annals of Loch Ce record the slaying of the eminent historian Domhnall O Cuindlis by the O'Concannons in 1342. Around 1400, Murchadh O Cuindlis was the scribe of The Red Book of Munster and part of The Yellow Book of Lecan. Cornelius O Cunlis was a bishop in Clonfert from 1448-1463.

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Conliss Spelling Variations


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Conliss Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Quinlisk, Conliss, Cunlisk, Quinlish, Conlish and others.

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Conliss Early History


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Conliss Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Conliss research. Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Conliss History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Conliss Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Conliss Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Conliss Notables 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: James Quinlisk and his family and Hugh Quinlish and his family, who arrived in New York in 1848 and 1849; Ellen Quinlist and James Quinlis and his family, who landed in New York in 1851.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
    5. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
    10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
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    The Conliss Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Conliss 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 9 April 2014 at 10:04.

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