Home   |   Customer Service   |   Site Map   |   Name Search   |   How To Buy

Shopping Cart
0 Items
100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE - no headaches!
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2014

Origins Available: German, Scottish

Where did the German Danner family come from? What is the German Danner family crest and coat of arms? When did the Danner family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Danner family history?


Spelling variations of this family name include: Denner, Denne, Danne, Dane, Denn, Danner and others.

First found in Wuerttemberg, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Danner research. Another 119 words(8 lines of text) covering the years 1655, 1707, 1681 and 1735 are included under the topic Early Danner History in all our PDF Extended History products.


Another 47 words(3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Danner Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Danner Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century

  • Urban Danner, who landed in New York in 1709
  • Michael Danner, who arrived in America in 1742
  • Christoffer Danner, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1742
  • Dieter Danner, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1742
  • Dietrich Danner, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1742

Danner Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century

  • Christian Danner, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1838
  • Christe Danner, aged 20, arrived in New York in 1854


  • Blythe Katherine Danner (b. 1943), American actress, mother of actress Gwyneth Paltrow and director Jake Paltrow, known for her leading roles in Meet the Parents, and its sequels, Meet the Fockers and Little Fockers
  • Mark David Danner (b. 1958), American writer, journalist, and educator, frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books and a MacArthur Fellow (1999)
  • Margaret Danner (1915-1984), American poet, editor and cultural activist
  • Patsy Ann "Pat" Danner (b. 1934), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Missouri (1993-2001)
  • Richard A. Danner, American Archibald C. and Frances Fulk Rufty Research Professor of Law at Duke University School of Law
  • Joel Buchanan Danner (1804-1885), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania (1850-1851)
  • Christian Danner (b. 1958), German former race car driver, active 1985 through 1989
  • Dietmar Danner (b. 1950), retired German footballer


Popular Family Crest Products
Danner Armorial History With Coat of Arms
Danner Coat of Arms & Surname History Package
Danner Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage Series
Danner Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chain
Danner Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee Mug
Danner Armorial History with Frame
Danner Framed Surname History and Coat of Arms
More Family Crest Products


  1. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
  2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  3. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  4. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  5. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
  6. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  7. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
  8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  10. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
  11. ...

The Danner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Danner 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 22 April 2014 at 12:31.

©2000-2014 Swyrich Corporation. See Terms of Use for details.
houseofnames.com is an internet property owned by Swyrich Corporation.

Sign Up

100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE - no headaches!