Connole History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
On the western coast of Scotland and on the Hebrides islands the Connole family was born among the ancient Dalriadan clans. Their name comes from the Gaelic word Mac-Dhomhnaill, which translates to mean the son of the mightiest one in the world.
Early Origins of the Connole family
The surname Connole was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Early History of the Connole family
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Connole Spelling Variations
In various documents Connole has been spelled Since medieval scribes still spelled according to sound, records from that era contain an enormous number of spelling variations. MacConnell, MacConnal, MacConnel, Connell and others.
Early Notables of the Connole family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Connole family to Ireland
Some of the Connole family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Dalriadan families proliferated in North America. Their descendants still populate many communities in the eastern parts of both the United States and Canada. Some settled in Canada as United Empire Loyalists, in the wake of the American War of Independence. Families on both sides of the border have recovered much of their heritage in the 20th century through Clan societies and highland games. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Connole or a variant listed above:
Connole Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:
Connole Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century