The name Dacket has a history dating as far back as the Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. It was a name for a person who carried a dagger. The surname Dacket originally derived from the Old French Dague
which meant dagger.
Early Origins of the Dacket family
The surname Dacket was first found in Worcestershire
where they held a family seat
from very early times.
Early History of the Dacket family
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Dacket Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Dacket have been found, including Dagg, Dagge, Dag, Dage, Degg, Deag, Deage and others.
Early Notables of the Dacket family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dacket family to Ireland
Some of the Dacket family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 39 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Dacket family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Dacket, or a variant listed above: Edward Dagg who settled in Nevis, Massachusetts in 1663; but many Daggs settled in Maryland in the same year. Thomas Daggs had settled in Virginia in 1635..