The ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture once found in Britain is the soil from which the many generations of the Dakett family have grown. The name Dakett was given to a member of the family who was a person who carried a dagger. The surname Dakett originally derived from the Old French Dague
which meant dagger.
Early Origins of the Dakett family
The surname Dakett was first found in Worcestershire
where they held a family seat
from very early times.
Early History of the Dakett family
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Dakett Spelling Variations
Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations
were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Dakett family name include Dagg, Dagge, Dag, Dage, Degg, Deag, Deage and others.
Early Notables of the Dakett family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dakett family to Ireland
Some of the Dakett 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 Dakett family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland
, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Dakett surname or a spelling variation of the name include : 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..