Conte History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Conte family

The surname Conte was first found in Languedoc, where this renowned family held a family seat since ancient times.

Early History of the Conte family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Conte research. Another 235 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1260, 1343, 1450, 1300, 1530, 1535, 1580, 1582, 1584, 1694, 1600, 1655 and 1712 are included under the topic Early Conte History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Conte Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Comte, Lecomte, Contes, Comtes, Conte, Leconte, Comites, Comitis and many more.

Early Notables of the Conte family (pre 1700)

Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Conte Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Conte migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Conte Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Ralph Conte, who landed in Virginia in 1650 [1]
  • Alex Conte, who landed in Virginia in 1658 [1]
  • Anthony Conte, who arrived in Maryland in 1659 [1]
Conte Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • John Conte, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1729 [1]
  • Marie Conte, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]
Conte Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Jean C Conte, aged 36, who arrived in New York, NY in 1847 [1]
  • Nicolas Conte, who arrived in New Spain in 1876 [1]
  • Ferdinando Conte, who landed at New York from Palermo January 7, 1881
  • Baldain Conte and Nicolo Loconte, who arrived on SS Olympia from Naples at the Port of New York on 25 July 1896

Canada Conte migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Conte Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Miss. Ellen Conte, aged 6 who immigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Odessa" departing from the port of Dublin, Ireland but died on Grosse Isle on 4th September 1847 [2]
  • Mr. Samuel Conte, aged 40 who immigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Odessa" departing from the port of Dublin, Ireland but died on Grosse Isle on 19th August 1847 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Conte (post 1700) +

  • Steve Conte, American singer and rock musician and lead singer of the band The Contes
  • Silvio Ottavio Conte (1921-1991), American politician, Republican member of the United States House of Representatives
  • Nicholas Peter "Richard" Conte (1910-1975), American actor who appeared in numerous films from the 1940s through 1970s, including I'll Cry Tomorrow and The Godfather
  • James D. "Jim" Conte (b. 1959), American politician, Republican New York State Assemblyman for the 10th District (1988 to 2012)
  • Antonio Conte, Italian Olympian who won gold for fencing during the 1900 games
  • Antonio Conte (b. 1969), Italian former footballer, and now manager
  • Alison Conte Cerutti (b. 1986), Brazilian two-time gold and silver medalist beach volleyball player
  • Conte Carlo Antonio Manzini (1599-1677), Italian astronomer and mathematician


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 21)


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