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Daw History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The name Daw is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of the Britain and comes from the baptismal name for the son of David.


Early Origins of the Daw family


The surname Daw was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

Early History of the Daw family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Daw research.
Another 88 words (6 lines of text) covering the year 1212 is included under the topic Early Daw History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Daw Spelling Variations


The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Daw has been spelled many different ways, including Dawes, Dawe, Daw, Daws, Douwes, Dohse and others.

Early Notables of the Daw family (pre 1700)


More information is included under the topic Early Daw Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Daw family to Ireland


Some of the Daw family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Daw family to the New World and Oceana


Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Daws to arrive in North America:

Daw Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Geo Daw, who arrived in Virginia in 1656 [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)
  • Nathan Daw, who landed in Maryland in 1658-1663 [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)
  • John Daw, who arrived in Maryland in 1666 [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)
  • Stephen Daw, who arrived in Maryland in 1675 [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)

Daw Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Daw, who arrived in Virginia in 1702 [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)
  • Andrew Daw, who arrived in Maryland in 1716 [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)

Daw Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Daw, who landed in Tippecanoe County, Ind in 1843 [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)
  • James Daw, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1868 [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)
  • AmbroSe Daw, who landed in Iowa in 1874 [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)

Daw Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • John Daw, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1749
  • James Daw from Asburton, Devon, England, was married in St. John's in 1759

Daw Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Mr. Robert Daw, (b. 1825), aged 30, Cornish labourer departing from Falmouth destined for Quebec, Canada aboard the ship "Barque John" on 3rd May 1855 which sank after striking the reef, he died in the sinking [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 3rd May 2018). Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/wreck_of_emigrant_ship_john_1855.pdf
  • Mrs. Johanna Daw, (b. 1818), aged 37, Cornish settler departing from Falmouth destined for Quebec, Canada aboard the ship "Barque John" on 3rd May 1855 which sank after striking the reef, she died in the sinking [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 3rd May 2018). Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/wreck_of_emigrant_ship_john_1855.pdf

Daw Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Mr. Samuel Daw, (b. 1818), aged 16 born in Redruth, Cornwall, UK convicted in Cornwall on 14th October 1834, sentenced for 14 year for stealing ducks, transported aboard the ship "Waterloo" in 1834 to Van Diemen's Land, Tasmania, Australia [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 30th May 2018). Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/tasmanian_convicts_cornish.pdf
  • Mr. Samuel Daw (b. 1818), aged 16, Cornish settler convicted in Cornwall, UK on 14th October 1834, sentenced for 14 years for stealing 3 ducks from John Harris, transported aboard the ship "Waterloo" on 18th November 1834 to Van Diemen's Land, Tasmania, Australia [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 30th May 2018). Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_australia_convicts.pdf
  • Benjamin Daw, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Winchester" in 1838 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WINCHESTER 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Winchester.htm
  • John Whickham Daw, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Winchester" in 1838 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WINCHESTER 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Winchester.htm
  • Ellen Orianna Daw, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Winchester" in 1838 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WINCHESTER 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Winchester.htm
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Daw Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Mrs. Jane Daw, (b. 1837), aged 26, Cornish settler departing on 18th June 1863 aboard the ship "Accrington" arriving in Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on 5th September 1863 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to Lyttelton 1858-84 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/new_zealand_assisted.pdf
  • Mr. Richard Daw, (b. 1833), aged 30, Cornish farm labourer departing on 18th June 1863 aboard the ship "Accrington" arriving in Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on 5th September 1863 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to Lyttelton 1858-84 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/new_zealand_assisted.pdf
  • Samuel Daw, aged 22, a farm labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Strathnaver" in 1874

Contemporary Notables of the name Daw (post 1700)


  • The Reverend Carl P. Daw Jr. M.A., M.Div., Ph.D. (b. 1944), American Episcopal priest
  • John Daw (1870-1965), last surviving U.S. Army Indian Scout veteran that had served in the Indian Wars
  • Marjorie Daw (1902-1979), American film actress of the silent era who appeared in 68 films between 1914 and 1927
  • Leila Daw (b. 1940), American installation artist and art professor
  • Harry H. Daw, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Anthony "Tony" Daw (b. 1966), English former professional footballer
  • Robert Daw (b. 1959), English actor
  • Chris Daw (b. 1970), Canadian four-time gold medalist Paralympian curler
  • Ranie Daw, Australian born actress
  • Kinkar Daw (b. 1940), Indian cricketer
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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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. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 3rd May 2018). Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/wreck_of_emigrant_ship_john_1855.pdf
  3. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 30th May 2018). Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/tasmanian_convicts_cornish.pdf
  4. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 30th May 2018). Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_australia_convicts.pdf
  5. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WINCHESTER 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Winchester.htm
  6. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to Lyttelton 1858-84 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/new_zealand_assisted.pdf
  7. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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