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Where did the English Dragon family come from? What is the English Dragon family crest and coat of arms? When did the Dragon family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Dragon family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Drayner, Drainer, Draynor, Drainer, Dreyner and many more.
First found in Kent 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 13th century when they held estates in that county.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dragon research. Another 319 words(23 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1510, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Dragon History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Dragon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Dragon Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Dragon Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
Dragon Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
The Dragon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dragon 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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