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Darr Early Origins



The surname Darr was first found in Saxony, where since ancient times the family name has been closely associated with the historical developments of the district. Being prominent in social affairs, the Darr family often formed alliances with other notable families during times of turbulence.

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Darr Spelling Variations


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Darr Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Darr, Darre, Dare, Dar, Dahr, Dahre, Darret, Darry, Derr, Derre, Dere, Der, Dehr, Derry, Derret, Dehre and many more.

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Darr Early History


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Darr Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Darr research. Another 144 words (10 lines of text) covering the year 1587 is included under the topic Early Darr History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Darr Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Darr Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Darr 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:

Darr Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Adam Darr arrived in Somerset County, Pennsylvania in 1849
  • Joseph Darr settled in Ohio in 1869
  • Joseph Darr, who arrived in Cincinnati, Oh in 1869-1870
  • Helena Darr, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894
  • Henry Darr, aged 50, who settled in America, in 1895

Darr Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Jane Darr, aged 51, who emigrated to America from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1904
  • Geo. W. Darr, aged 49, who settled in America, in 1904
  • S. M. Darr, aged 3, who emigrated to the United States, in 1906
  • George W. Darr, aged 46, who landed in America, in 1907
  • Mrs. Darr, aged 48, who emigrated to the United States, in 1908
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Darr Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Alfred R Darr, aged 8, who emigrated to Eagle River, Ont, Canada, in 1914

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Contemporary Notables of the name Darr (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Darr (post 1700)



  • Mark A. Darr (b. 1973), American politician, the 15th and current Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas (2011-)
  • Michael Edward Darr (b. 1956), American Major League baseball pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays in 1977
  • Vondell Darr (b. 1919), American actress
  • Ann Darr (1920-2007), American poet
  • Lisa Darr (b. 1963), born Lisa Darr Grabemann, an American actress
  • Michael Curtis Darr (1976-2002), American Major League Baseball outfielder
  • Adam Darr (1811-1866), German musician and composer with over 300 known compositions to his name

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Darr Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    4. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    6. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
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    The Darr Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Darr 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 9 June 2016 at 01:07.

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