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The prestigious surname Danis 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 Danis 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.

Danis Early Origins



The surname Danis was first found in Poitou.

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Danis Spelling Variations


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Danis Spelling Variations



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.

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Danis Early History


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Danis Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Danis research. Another 143 words (10 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 Danis History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Danis Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Danis Early Notables (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 Danis Notables 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Danis Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Robert Danis, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1643

Danis Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • W Danis, aged 27, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1851

Danis Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Andre Danis lived in Lachine, Quebec in 1688

Danis Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Francoise Danis married in 1722 in Montreal

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Contemporary Notables of the name Danis (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Danis (post 1700)



  • Elmer L. Danis, American politician, Mayor of Beckley, West Virginia, 1954
  • Marcel Danis PC, Canadian former politician, university administrator and lawyer
  • Yann Danis (b. 1981), Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    11. ...

    The Danis Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Danis 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 26 July 2016 at 19:04.

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