Origins Available: Irish, Scottish
Scotland as the Picts were the ancestors of the first to use Connin as a name. It was a name for a personal name Conan, which means little hound. The name could also be a local name from the land of Conan in Kincardinshire. In this situation, the name would have been a topographic or local surname, which was given to a family who held a barony or lands, had houses, manors or estates in that area.
Early Origins of the Connin family
Kincardineshire (Gaelic: A' Mhaoirne), a former county on the northeast coast of the Grampian region of Scotland, and part of the Aberdeenshire Council Area since 1996, where Adam filius Conani was probably the first recording of the name in 1292. A few years later, Conan of Balquhidder rendered homage to King Edward I of England on his brief conquest of Scotland in 1296.
Early History of the Connin family
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Connin Spelling Variations
spelling variations were the result. Over the years, the name Connin has been spelled Conan, Conane, Conad, Connan, Connant, Conant and others.
Early Notables of the Connin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Connin family to Ireland
Some of the Connin family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Connin family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Connin Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Connin Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
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