Origins Available: French
The prestigious surname Danel originated in the beautiful and majestic region of Poitou in France. France was notorious for its eccentric kings, but it was revered for its contributions to European art and culture. The surname Danel originally came from the region of Poitou. It is a topographical name, which is a type of hereditary surname. Topographical surnames were taken from physical features or landmarks that the family lived near.
Early Origins of the Danel family
The surname Danel was first found in Poitou.
Early History of the Danel family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Danel research.Another 78 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1155, 1186, 1335, 1355, 1428, 1523, 1592, 1601, 1619, 1649, 1650, 1754, 1787, 1794, 1806, 1818, 1858, 1878, and 1879 are included under the topic Early Danel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Danel Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Danis, Daniel, Daneau, Danel, Danès, Danet, Daniau, Deniau, Danis, Dany, Danielli, Danielis, Danielet, Daniellot, Daniélou and many more.
Early Notables of the Danel family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Pierre Danès, who was named curator of Saint-Josse in Paris in 1523 and was known as one of the most brilliant humanists of his time. Charles Daniel was a famous Marine in Dieppe in 1592; Saint Antoine Daniel was a Jesuit in Dieppe... Another 96 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Danel Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Danel family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 300 individuals of the lineage who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Among these, Jacques Daniau was married in 1683 in Trois-Riviè.
Contemporary Notables of the name Danel (post 1700)
- Danel W. Bachman (b. 1943), American historian of Mormonism and an instructor at the Institute of Religion of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints