The earliest origins of the Dackett surname date from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of Britain. Their name reveals that an early member was a person who carried a dagger. The surname Dackett originally derived from the Old French Dague
which meant dagger.
Early Origins of the Dackett family
The surname Dackett was first found in Worcestershire
where they held a family seat
from very early times.
Early History of the Dackett family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dackett research.Another 271 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1275, 1230, 1527, 1550, 1528, 1612, 1703 and 1675 are included under the topic Early Dackett History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Dackett Spelling Variations
It is only in the last few hundred
years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon
surnames like Dackett are characterized by many spelling variations
. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Dackett include: Dagg, Dagge, Dag, Dage, Degg, Deag, Deage and others.
Early Notables of the Dackett family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dackett family to Ireland
Some of the Dackett 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 Dackett family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Dackett or a variant listed above:
Dackett Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Johannes Dackett, who landed in New York in 1784 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)