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Where did the English Dignam family come from? What is the English Dignam family crest and coat of arms? When did the Dignam family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Dignam family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Dickman, Digman, Dikeman, Dignan, Dignam and many more.
First found in Lincolnshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1206 when Richard and John Dikeman were shown on taxable records.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dignam research. Another 271 words(19 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Dignam History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Dignam Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers, who arrived along the eastern seaboard, from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands.
The Dignam Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dignam 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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