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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. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    2. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
    6. 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.
    7. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
    8. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
    9. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
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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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