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Origins Available: German
The surname Danner was first found in Wuerttemberg, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal
society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Denner, Denne, Danne, Dane, Denn, Danner and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Danner research. Another 119 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1655, 1707, 1681 and 1735 are included under the topic Early Danner History in all our PDF Extended History products
Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Danner Notables in all our PDF Extended History products
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Danner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Urban Danner, who landed in New York in 1709
- Michael Danner, who arrived in America in 1742
- Christoffer Danner, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1742
- Dieter Danner, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1742
- Dietrich Danner, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1742
Danner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Christian Danner, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1838
- Christe Danner, aged 20, arrived in New York in 1854
- Joel Buchanan Danner (1804-1885), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania (1850-1851)
- Richard A. Danner, American Archibald C. and Frances Fulk Rufty Research Professor of Law at Duke University School of Law
- Patsy Ann "Pat" Danner (b. 1934), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Missouri (1993-2001)
- Margaret Danner (1915-1984), American poet, editor and cultural activist
- Mark David Danner (b. 1958), American writer, journalist, and educator, frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books and a MacArthur Fellow (1999)
- Blythe Katherine Danner (b. 1943), American actress, mother of actress Gwyneth Paltrow and director Jake Paltrow, known for her leading roles in Meet the Parents, and its sequels, Meet the Fockers and Little Fockers
- Joel Buchanan Danner (1804-1885), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 15th District, 1850-51
- George A. Danner, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Westchester County 2nd District, 1920, 1921
- Fred W. Danner, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 14th District, 1946
- Carol Danner, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2004
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- Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
- 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).
- Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
- Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
- Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
- Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
- Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
- Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
- Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
The Danner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Danner 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.
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