Today's Irish surnames are underpinned by a multitude of rich histories. The name Delint 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.
Early Origins of the Delint family
The surname Delint 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.
Early History of the Delint family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Delint 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 Delint History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Delint Spelling Variations
Names from the Middle Ages demonstrate many spelling variations
. This is because the recording scribe or church official often decided as to how a person's name was spelt and in what language. Research into the name Delint revealed many variations, including Delaney, Delany, Delane, Delaune, Dalaney and others.
Early Notables of the Delint family (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 Delint Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Delint family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of Irish families
left for North American shores in the 19th century. These people were searching for a life unencumbered with poverty, hunger, and racial discrimination. Many arrived to eventually find such conditions, but many others simply did not arrive: victims of the diseased, overcrowded ships in which they traveled to the New World. Those who lived to see North American shores were instrumental in the development of the growing nations of Canada and the United States. A thorough examination of passenger and immigration lists has disclosed evidence of many early immigrants of the name Delint:
Delint Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Elisabeth DeLint, who arrived in New York in 1641 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Contemporary Notables of the name Delint (post 1700)
- Derek de Lint (b. 1950), Dutch lead film actor
- Charles de Lint (b. 1951), Canadian fantasy author