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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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Deake Family Crest Products


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Deake Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  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. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  8. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  9. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
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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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