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The name Danne is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in the valley or the dann. The surname often meant the dweller in the valley.

Danne Early Origins



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

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Danne Spelling Variations


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Danne Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Danne has been spelled many different ways, including Dan, Dann, Danne, Dans, Danns, Dannes and others.

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Danne Early History


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Danne Early History



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

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Danne Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Danne Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Danne In Ireland


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Danne In Ireland



Some of the Danne 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



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Dannes to arrive in North America:

Danne Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Anne Danne, who arrived in Virginia in 1651

Danne Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Danne, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749

Danne Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Danne, who landed in New York, NY in 1839
  • John W Danne, who arrived in Mobile, Ala in 1857
  • Ludwig Danne, who arrived in Iowa in 1885

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Contemporary Notables of the name Danne (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Danne (post 1700)



  • GŁnther Danne (b. 1942), German sports shooter in the 50 metre running target event at the 1972 Summer Olympics
  • Wolfgang Danne (b. 1941), West German two-time silver and bronze medalist pair skater, active in the 1960s

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Danne Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    5. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    6. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    7. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    8. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Danne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Danne 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 11 May 2016 at 07:36.

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