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Danskin Early Origins



The surname Danskin was first found in Dundee, where they held a family seat in their territories. The Pictish influence on Scottish history diminished after Kenneth Macalpine became King of all Scotland. But those east coast families still played an important role in government and were more accessible to Government than their western highland counterparts. Black has it that this name came to us from Danzig in Poland. We would opine that this name Danskine was one of many surviving Scottish families who joined Gustavus Adolphus in his Thirty Years War. Later they held estates at Dunblane.

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Danskin Spelling Variations


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Danskin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dansken, Danskin, Danskeen, Danskine and others.

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Danskin Early History


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Danskin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Danskin research. Another 152 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1717, 1745, and 1766 are included under the topic Early Danskin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Danskin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Danskin Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Danskin 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:

Danskin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • James Danskin, who arrived in Florida in 1767

Danskin Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Danskin, who settled in Quebec in 1827
  • George Danskin, who settled in Ontario in 1871
  • Andrew Danskin, who setted in Ontario in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Danskin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Danskin (post 1700)



  • John M. Danskin, American mathematician who developed Danskin's theorem in 1967
  • Mrs. Floyd Danskin, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1936
  • Benjamin H. Danskin, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1972
  • David Danskin (1863-1948), Scottish mechanical engineer and footballer who played for Royal Arsenal (1886-1889)
  • Bob Danskin, English professional footballer

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Nec improvidus
Motto Translation: Not eager


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    4. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    10. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
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    The Danskin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Danskin 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 3 February 2017 at 07:38.

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