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Darr History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Darr family


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.

Early History of the Darr family


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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.

Early Notables of the Darr family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Darr family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Darr Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Adam Darr, who arrived in Somerset County, Pennsylvania in 1849
  • Joseph Darr, who settled in Ohio in 1869
  • Joseph Darr, who arrived in Cincinnati, Oh in 1869-1870 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • 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

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
  • Michael Darr Barnes (b. 1943), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Maryland 8th District, 1979-87; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1988 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 27) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Brigadier General Darr Hayes Alkire (1903-1977), American pilot and commander during World War II and the Korean War, recipient of the Air Force DSM and the Silver Star

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 27) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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