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Davill Early Origins



The surname Davill was first found in Warwickshire at Walton-Deivile, an ecclesiastical parish, in the parish of Wellesbourn-Hastings. " The manor [of Walton-Deivile], in the reign of Henry III., was the property of Walter d'Avill, one of the justices of assize for the county." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Davill Spelling Variations


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Davill Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dayville, Deyville, Daville, Deville, Davill, Deyvill and many more.

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Davill Early History


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Davill Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Davill research. Another 251 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1560, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Davill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Davill Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Davill Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Davill 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:

Davill Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Davill, aged 22, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Nashwauk"
  • Job Davill, aged 20, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Switzerland"

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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: Pensez comment
Motto Translation: As you think.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  3. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  5. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  6. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  8. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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The Davill Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Davill 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 29 February 2016 at 12:12.

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