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Degon Early Origins



The surname Degon was first found in Bavaria, where the name Degen was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Degon Spelling Variations


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Degon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Degen, Degene, Degens, Deger, Degern, Degenberg, Degin, Degon, Degan, Degener, Degenfeld, Degenhart, Degenits, Degenreit and many more.

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Degon Early History


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Degon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Degon research. Another 176 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1625, 1716, and 1740 are included under the topic Early Degon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Degon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Degon Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Degon 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: Bastian Degens, who arrived in Virginia in 1653; Anna Maria Hacker Degen, who came to Pennsylvania in 1737; Anna Barbara Degen, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    3. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    4. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    8. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    9. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    11. ...

    The Degon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Degon 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 15 November 2013 at 02:16.

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