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Quinlisk History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Quinlisk comes from the Irish O Cuindlis.

Early Origins of the Quinlisk family

The surname Quinlisk was first found in Tipperary and Offaly. The Annals of Loch Ce record the slaying of the eminent historian Domhnall O Cuindlis by the O'Concannons in 1342. Around 1400, Murchadh O Cuindlis was the scribe of The Red Book of Munster and part of The Yellow Book of Lecan. Cornelius O Cunlis was a bishop in Clonfert from 1448-1463.

Early History of the Quinlisk family

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Quinlisk Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Quinlisk, Conliss, Cunlisk, Quinlish, Conlish and others.

Early Notables of the Quinlisk family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Quinlisk family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Quinlisk Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Michael and Martin Quinlisk, who were naturalized in Ohio between 1840 and 1897
  • James Quinlisk and his family and Hugh Quinlish and his family, who arrived in New York in 1848 and 1849
  • Margaret Quinlisk and Betty Quinlisk, who immigrated to New York in 1852
  • Patrick Quinlisk, who became an American citizen in Ohio in 1858
  • Sally Quinlisk and her family, who landed in New York in 1865

Contemporary Notables of the name Quinlisk (post 1700)

  • Patricia Quinlisk, American medical epidemiologist practicing at the Iowa Department of Public Health where she functions as both the Medical Director and the State Epidemiologist

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