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Danner Early Origins



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.

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Danner Spelling Variations


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Danner Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Denner, Denne, Danne, Dane, Denn, Danner and others.

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Danner Early History


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Danner Early History



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 and printed products wherever possible.

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Danner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Danner Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Danner 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:

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
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Danner (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Danner (post 1700)



  • 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
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    2. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    8. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    9. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    10. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
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    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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