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Where did the English Dalke family come from? What is the English Dalke family crest and coat of arms? When did the Dalke family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Dalke family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Dalkeith, Dalkieth and others.
First found in Edinburgh where they held a family seat. After the Norman Conquest of England many of Duke William's rebellious Barons moved north. The border became a convenient no-man's land. Notable families such as the Percy, the Umfravilles and the Nevilles gathered many supporting clans around them. In the 16th century they became known as the 'unruly clans'. In that century, many of those clans drove their herds south, and they settled in Yorkshire and Lancashire. The name was first recorded in Edinburgh in the 17th century.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dalke research. Another 233 words(17 lines of text) covering the years 1430 and 1663 are included under the topic Early Dalke History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Dalke Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Dalke Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Dalke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dalke 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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