Origins Available: English, French
Anglo-Saxon origin and came from the baptismal name for the son of Daniel.
Early Origins of the Danse family
Yorkshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Danse family
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Danse Spelling Variations
hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Danse include Dance, Danse and others.
Early Notables of the Danse family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Danse family to Ireland
Some of the Danse family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Danse family to the New World and Oceana
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:
Danse Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Danse Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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