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.
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Deland research.Another 181 words (13 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.
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.
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.