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Davern Early Origins



The surname Davern was first found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern France, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of the Rhone and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Davern Spelling Variations


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Davern Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: d'Auvergne, Auvergne, Auvern, Davern, Dauvern, Davergne, d'Avern and many more.

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Davern Early History


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Davern Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Davern research. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 170 and 1708 are included under the topic Early Davern History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Davern Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Davern Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Davern 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:

Davern Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Patrick Davern, aged 43, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Fitzjames"
  • Anne Davern, aged 17, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Fitzjames"
  • Catherine Davern, aged 14, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Fitzjames"
  • Margaret Davern, aged 21, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Fitzjames"
  • Ellen Davern, aged 19, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Fitzjames"

Davern Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Margaret Davern, aged 20, a housemaid, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Edward P Bouverie" in 1873

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Contemporary Notables of the name Davern (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Davern (post 1700)



  • Eamon Davern, American actor, known for his work in Fistful of Flies (1996), Friend'Z (2014) and Home and Away (1988)
  • Brett Davern, American actor, known for his work in Awkward (2011), The Pool Boys (2011) and Born to Race: Fast Track (2014)
  • John Kenneth "Kenny" Davern (b. 1935), American Jazz clarinetist
  • James Davern OAM, Australian television director, writer, script editor and producer
  • Donal "Don" Davern (1935-1968), Irish Fianna Fáil politician for Tipperary South in 1965, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries
  • Michael J. Davern (1900-1973), Irish Fianna Fáil politician for Tipperary South (1948-1965), father of Don Davern
  • Michael Christopher Noel Davern (1945-2013), Irish Fianna Fáil politician, Minister for Education (1991-1992)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    11. ...

    The Davern Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Davern 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 31 March 2015 at 18:07.

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