The name Cunday is thought to be ultimately derived from Middle English, Old French word "conduit," which denoted a water channel. As a name it is assumed that the first bearer of the name lived near a canal of some kind.
Early Origins of the Cunday family
The surname Cunday was first found in Yorkshire
where a Roger de Cundi was on record in circa 1150. The records of the Templars show Aliz de Condi in 1185 in Lincolnshire
. The Pipe Rolls
of 1200 for Lincolnshire
show Nicholas Cundy.
Early History of the Cunday family
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Cunday Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Condy, Condie, Conedy, Conndy, Conndie, Caundie, Caundy, Cundie, Cundy, Coneday, Conady, Connedie, Caunedy, Caunnday, Caundey, Coundey, Conday, Condey, Connidy, Cunnidie, Cuneday, Cunady, Cunnedie, Caunidy and many more.
Early Notables of the Cunday family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cunday family to Ireland
Some of the Cunday family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 130 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Cunday family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Cunday Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Mr. Simon Cunday, (b. 1851), aged 24, Cornish carpenter departing on 24th July 1875 aboard the ship "Himalaya" arriving in Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on 17th November 1875 CITATION[CLOSE]
Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to Lyttelton 1858-84 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/new_zealand_assisted.pdf