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The ancient roots of the Dand family name are in the Anglo-Saxon culture. The name Dand comes from when the family lived in the valley or the dann. The surname often meant the dweller in the valley.

Dand Early Origins



The surname Dand was first found in Sussex where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

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Dand Spelling Variations


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Dand Spelling Variations



One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Dand has appeared include Dan, Dann, Danne, Dans, Danns, Dannes and others.

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Dand Early History


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Dand Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dand research. Another 254 words (18 lines of text) covering the year 1327 is included under the topic Early Dand History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dand Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dand Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Dand Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dand In Ireland


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Dand In Ireland



Some of the Dand family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 108 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Dand arrived in North America very early:

Dand Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Sophia Dand, aged 31, who emigrated to the United States, in 1897

Dand Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Robert B. Dand, aged 24, who emigrated to America, in 1906
  • David Dand, aged 68, who settled in America from Johnstone, Scotland, in 1907
  • James Dand, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from Dundee, Scotland, in 1909
  • James M. Dand, aged 35, who settled in America from Bronghty Ferry, Scotland, in 1910
  • Helen R. Dand, aged 31, who landed in America from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1919
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    4. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    11. ...

    The Dand Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dand Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 2 December 2012 at 09:21.

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