Scotland and on the Hebrides islands and used the name to indicate a person who lived near a place named Danzielstoun, in Scotland. Thus Danielstom is a local surname, which belongs to a category of hereditary surnames derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Early Origins of the Danielstom family
Renfrewshire, at Danzielstoun, in the parish of Kilmalcolm. "The manor took its name from some man named Daniel, and it bore this name as early as the reign of Malcolm IV", CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3) who died in 1165. It is generally thought that the town was founded about 1060.
Early History of the Danielstom family
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Danielstom Spelling Variations
spelling variations of Danielstom have been recorded over the years, including These are the result of the medieval practice of spelling according to sound and repeated translation between Gaelic and English. Denison, Denniston, Dennistoun, Deniston, Denistoun, Dinniston, Dinnistoun and many more.
Early Notables of the Danielstom family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Danielstom family to Ireland
Some of the Danielstom family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Danielstom family to the New World and Oceana
Settlers from Scotland put down roots in communities all along the east coast of North America. Some moved north from the American colonies to Canada as United Empire Loyalists during the American War of Independence. As Clan societies and highland games started in North America in the 20th century many Scots rediscovered parts of their heritage. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Danielstom were among those contributors: Sam Denniston who settled in New York in 1774; and John Denniston, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1802.
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