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Cummiskey Early Origins



The surname Cummiskey was first found in Monaghan (Irish: Muineachán) located in the Northern part of the Republic of Ireland in the province of Ulster, where they held a family seat but more recently in Longford, Cavan and Westmeath. Irish history was greatly influenced by the Norman invasion of 1172, and thereafter, the surnames of Irish Gaelic clanns and septs and many of the Norman families became almost indistinguishable. This family name was first recorded as being descended from Fiacha Suidhe, a younger brother of King Conn of the Hundred Battles in the 3rd century. and later through the 8th century Cumuscach, (Cumiskey) Lord and a chieftain, descended from the Lords of North Decies in Munster, and the Felan line.

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Cummiskey Spelling Variations


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Cummiskey Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cumiskey, Comisky, Cumisky, Comiskey, MacCumiskey, MacComiskey, Cumiskie, Comiskie, Comeskey, Cumeskey, MacCumeskey, MacComeskey, Cuminisky and many more.

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Cummiskey Early History


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Cummiskey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cummiskey research. Another 123 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cummiskey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cummiskey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cummiskey Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Cummiskey 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cummiskey Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Patrick Cummiskey, who settled in Missouri in 1840
  • Patrick Cummiskey, aged 29, who arrived in Missouri in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Cummiskey Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Annie Cummiskey, aged 18, who landed in America from Ballymahon, in 1902
  • Mary Cummiskey, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States from Kilnaleck, in 1904
  • James Cummiskey, aged 24, who settled in America from Ballymahon, in 1905
  • H. Cummiskey, aged 32, who landed in America, in 1906
  • Teresa Cummiskey, aged 17, who emigrated to the United States from Tusheny, Ireland, in 1908
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cummiskey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cummiskey (post 1700)



  • Roger Cummiskey, Irish visual artist
  • Gary Cummiskey (b. 1963), English-born, South African poet and publisher
  • James H. Cummiskey (1850-1925), Canadian merchant and politician on Prince Edward Island

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Citations


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Citations



  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)

Other References

  1. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. Print.
  2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  3. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
  4. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
  5. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
  6. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
  11. ...

The Cummiskey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cummiskey 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.

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