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The Deake surname comes from the Old English "Day-Kin," or "Da-Kin," meaning "the kin of David;" while "Daw-kin" was the son of David. Daw was a common diminutive of David in the Middle Ages. Over time there were changes in pronunciation and spelling, leading to many different variants of the name.

Deake Early Origins



The surname Deake was first found in Rutland where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Deake Spelling Variations


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Deake Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dakin, Dakins, Dakyn, Daykin, Daykins, Daken, Deakin, Daikins, Daikyns, Daikin, Dayken, Daiken, Deakyn, Deake, Deaken and many more.

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Deake Early History


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Deake Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Deake research. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1275, 1691, 1654 and 1656 are included under the topic Early Deake History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Deake Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Deake Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Deake 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 or some of its variants were: Mr. Daken who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1766; Gilbert Dakins settled in Virginia in 1638; Thomas Dakin settled in Concord. Some members of the name settled in Newfoundland between 1850 and 1871..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Deake (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Deake (post 1700)



  • Edward D. Deake, American politician, Circuit Judge in Michigan 22nd Circuit, 1977-81

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Deake Family Crest Products


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Deake Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Deake Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Deake 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 24 June 2013 at 14:37.

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