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The name Cordingly is of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from when the family lived in Yorkshire, in a town called either Cordonley or Cotingley. It was rendered in the Domesday Book as Cotingeley, so the name of the now vanished town was probably Cotingley, but scholars disagree on this. The place-name is derived from two sources; Coting was an old English personal name, and ley was a suffix that meant field or meadow. The name as a whole meant "Coting's field."

Cordingly Early Origins



The surname Cordingly was first found in Yorkshire, where they seated from the Middle Ages.

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Cordingly Early History


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Cordingly Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cordingly research. Another 71 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1379, 1795 and 1803 are included under the topic Early Cordingly History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cordingly Spelling Variations


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Cordingly Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Cordingly are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. The variations of the name Cordingly include: Cordingley, Cordonlay and others.

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Cordingly Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cordingly Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Cordingly or a variant listed above:

Cordingly Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Cordingly, who arrived in New York in 1848

Cordingly Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • David Cordingly, and his family who arrived in Canada from New York in 1817
  • Thomas Cordingly, who was on record in Toronto, Canada in 1829

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