Damrill History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Damrill family
The surname Damrill was first found in Devon at Milton Damerell, a parish, in the union of Holsworthy, hundred of Black Torrington.  "Milton" was frequently used in ancient days as it meant "middle farmstead or estate."  The parish dates back to the Domesday Book of 1086 when it was first listed as Mideltone but by 1301 it was listed as Middleton Aubermarle for these were lands originally held by Robert d'Aubermarle in 1086.  At that time, the holding was worth 30 cattle and 25 goats.
Important Dates for the Damrill family
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Damrill Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Damerall, Damerall, Damiral, Dammeral, Dammerall, Demrel, Damrell, Damerley, Damerly, Dammerley, Dammerly, Daumale, d'Aumale, Damall and many more.
Early Notables of the Damrill family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Damrill family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thomas Damerall, who came to Barbados in 1679; John Damrell, who settled in Virginia in 1693; Edmund Damerell, who settled in Michigan in 1854; John C. Damerell, who came to Illinois in 1856.
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- ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)