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Today's Irish surnames are underpinned by a multitude of rich histories. The name Deland 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.

Deland Early Origins



The surname Deland was first found in Leinster, 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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Deland Spelling Variations


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Deland Spelling Variations



Irish names were rarely spelled consistently in the Middle Ages. Spelling variations of the name Deland dating from that time include Delaney, Delany, Delane, Delaune, Dalaney and others.

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Deland Early History


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Deland Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Deland research. Another 361 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1178, 1202, 1685, 1753, 1722, 1797, 1764 and 1765 are included under the topic Early Deland History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Deland Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Deland Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable among the family name at this time was Daniel Dulany the Elder (1685-1753), Irish-born, prominent lawyer and land-developer in colonial Maryland, who held a number of colonial offices; and his son, Daniel Dulany the Younger (1722-1797), born in Annapolis, Maryland, was a Maryland Loyalist politician and Mayor of Annapolis (1764-1765.)...

Another 59 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Deland 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 were:

Deland Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Patrick Deland, aged 20, a yeoman, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the ship "Elizabeth" from Galway, Ireland
  • Mrs. Deland, aged 20, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the ship "Elizabeth" from Galway, Ireland

Deland Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Benjamin Edward Deland, aged 25, a carpenter, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Warren Hastings"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Deland (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Deland (post 1700)



  • Margaret Deland (1857-1945), née Margaretta Wade Campbell, an American novelist, short story writer, and poet
  • Henry Addison Deland (1834-1908), American baking soda manufacturer in Fairport, New York; founder of DeLand, Florida; his home s listed on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Josefina "Josephine" Deland (1814-1890), Swedish feminist, writer and teacher
  • Pierre Joseph Deland (1805-1862), Swedish actor and theatre director
  • Louis Joseph Marie Deland (1772-1823), Swedish ballet dancer, singer, actor, choreographer and ballet master

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
    2. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    5. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. Print.
    7. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
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    The Deland Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Deland 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 February 2016 at 08:06.

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