Early Origins of the Damren family
The surname Damren was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in West Flanders
, a province in Belgium, originally Bruges. Within this province the notable towns are Bruges, the capital city, Ostend, Courtrai, Furnes, Thielt, Ypres and Roulers. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family. The name was first recorded in Flanders
about the 14th century.
Early History of the Damren family
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Damren Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Damerin, Dameron, Dameren, Damron, Damren and many more.
Early Notables of the Damren family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Damren family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Bridgett Dameron, who arrived in Virginia in 1622; Wm. Damarin, who settled in Rappahannock, VA in 1740; William Damarin, who came to America in 1741.
Contemporary Notables of the name Damren (post 1700)
- Nathaniel Damren, American politician, Candidate for University of Michigan Board of Regents, 2004 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html