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The many Irish surnames in use today have long rich histories behind them. The name Consadend originally appeared in Gaelic as Mac Consaidin. This surname is an instance of a Gaelic surname being derived from a foreign Christian name; it means son of Constantine.

Consadend Early Origins



The surname Consadend was first found in County Clare (Irish: An Clįr) located on the west coast of Ireland in the province of Munster, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Consadend Spelling Variations


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Consadend Spelling Variations



During the Middle Ages, scribes recorded people's names as they saw fit. As a result, surnames often had many spelling variations. For Consadend some of these variations included: Considine, McConsidine, Considene, McConsidene and others.

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Consadend Early History


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Consadend Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Consadend research. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 119 and 1194 are included under the topic Early Consadend History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Consadend Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Consadend Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Consadend 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



Irish families began leaving their homeland for North America in the late 18th century. These families were usually modestly well off, but they were looking forward to owning and working on a sizable tract of land of their own. This pattern of emigration continued until the 1840s when the Great Potato Famine sparked a major exodus of destitute and desperate Irish people. These people were not leaving for a grant of land in North America because by this time the East Coast had reached its saturation point and free land was scarce. They were merely looking to escape the disease, starvation, and hopelessness that Ireland had fallen into. Although these unfortunate immigrants did not receive a warm welcome by the established populations in the United States and what would become Canada, they were absolutely critical to the rapid development that these two nations enjoyed. They would help populate the western lands and provide the cheap labor required for a rapid industrialization. An examination of passenger and immigration lists has revealed many early bearers of the name Consadend or one of its variants: Mathew Conidene who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1871; Dennis, Martin, Mathew, Patrick, and another Mathew Considine, arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1870. Patrick Considine arrived in Quebec in 1840..

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See Also


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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, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    2. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
    6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    7. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
    8. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
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    The Consadend Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Consadend 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 5 July 2013 at 13:47.

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