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


The surname Dellaune 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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Early History of the Dellaune family

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Early History of the Dellaune family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dellaune 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 Dellaune History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dellaune Spelling Variations

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Dellaune 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 Dellaune revealed many variations, including Delaney, Delany, Delane, Delaune, Dalaney and others.

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Early Notables of the Dellaune family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Dellaune 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 Dellaune Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Migration of the Dellaune family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Dellaune 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 Dellaune: Grace Delaney who settled in Western Bay, Newfoundland in 1740; Thomas Delaney who settled in Trinity Bay, Newfoundland in 1772; John Delaney who settled in Maryland in 1740.

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