Today's Irish surnames are underpinned by a multitude of rich histories. The name De laune originally appeared in Gaelic as Dubhshlainte. The word "dubh" means black, and Slaine is topographical; it is Anglicized as Slaney, and may refer to the river Slaney.
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
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