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The name Cundy 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.

Cundy Early Origins



The surname Cundy 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.

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Cundy Spelling Variations


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Cundy Spelling Variations



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.

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Cundy Early History


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Cundy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cundy research. Another 242 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1334, 1340, 1414, 1541, 1682, and 1717 are included under the topic Early Cundy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cundy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cundy Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Cundy Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cundy In Ireland


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Cundy In Ireland



Some of the Cundy 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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cundy Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ann Cundy, aged 50, arrived in New York, NY in 1842
  • Eliza Cundy, aged 11, landed in New York, NY in 1842
  • Elizabeth Cundy, aged 4, arrived in New York, NY in 1842
  • Emma Cundy, aged 6, landed in New York, NY in 1842
  • John Cundy, aged 25, arrived in New York, NY in 1842
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Cundy Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Cundy arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "William Hyde" in 1849
  • Charles Cundy arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Constitution" in 1851
  • Phillip Cundy, aged 24, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Flora"
  • Alice Cundy, aged 50, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1860 aboard the ship "Grand Trianon"

Cundy Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Charles Cundy landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840 aboard the ship Duke of Roxburgh
  • Charles Cundy, aged 24, a labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Duke of Roxburgh" in 1840
  • Ann Cundy, aged 29, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Duke of Roxburgh" in 1840
  • John Cundy, aged 40, a builder, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Lady Nugent" in 1850
  • Harriet Cundy, aged 39, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Lady Nugent" in 1850
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cundy (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cundy (post 1700)



  • Jason Cundy (b. 1969), English professional footballer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    6. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    8. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    9. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    10. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
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    The Cundy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cundy 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 17 August 2014 at 06:56.

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