Dammes History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Dammes family

The surname Dammes was first found in Norfolk 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 1221 when Peter del Dam held estates in that county.

Early History of the Dammes family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dammes research. Another 115 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1361, 1379, 1409, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Dammes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Dammes Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Damm, Dam, Damms Damme and others.

Early Notables of the Dammes family (pre 1700)

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United States Dammes migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dammes Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • John Dammes, who settled in Maryland in 1672
  • John Dammes, who arrived in Maryland in 1672 [1]


  1. ^ 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)


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