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The Anglo-Saxon name Deel comes from the family having resided in Kent, where the name was often spelt Dole.

Deel Early Origins



The surname Deel was first found in Kent where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Deel Spelling Variations


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Deel Spelling Variations



Deel has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Deal, Deale, Dealey, Dealy, Deel and others.

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Deel Early History


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Deel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Deel research. Another 294 words (21 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Deel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Deel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Deel Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Deel 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



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Deels to arrive on North American shores:

Deel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Adam Deel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1764
  • George Deel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1764

Deel Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Frank Deel, aged 28, who emigrated to the United States from Oswestry, England, in 1907
  • Marie E. Deel, aged 34, who emigrated to the United States, in 1923
  • Norman Deel, aged 24, who landed in America, in 1924
  • Leonard Deel, aged 46, who settled in America, in 1924

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Contemporary Notables of the name Deel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Deel (post 1700)



  • Sandra Deel (1927-2008), American actress, known for her roles in Junior Bonner (1972), Needles and Pins (1973) and Mary Jane Harper Cried Last Night (1977)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    8. 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.
    9. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
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    The Deel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Deel 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 21 August 2016 at 02:44.

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