Anglo-Saxon name Dellert comes from when the family resided beside the water. The surname Dellert originally derived from the Old English word dell which referred to someone who inhabited an area close to a body of water or glade.
Early Origins of the Dellert family
Sussex where they held a family seat from ancient times. Dell means literally in the Saxon dialect "a dweller by the water," or "dell" a glade.
Early History of the Dellert family
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Dellert Spelling Variations
spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Dellert has been recorded under many different variations, including Dell, Delle, Dells and others.
Early Notables of the Dellert family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dellert family to the New World and Oceana
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Dellert or a variant listed above: George Dell who settled first in Boston, and then moved to Salem Massachusetts, about the year 1630. He became a freeman in the year 1651. He was a merchant and died on a voyage to England in 1654. Thomas Dell settled in Pennsylvania in 1682.
Contemporary Notables of the name Dellert (post 1700)
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