× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more


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


The surname Dellint 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.

Close

Early History of the Dellint family

Expand

Early History of the Dellint family


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

Close

Dellint Spelling Variations

Expand

Dellint Spelling Variations


Just like the English language, the Gaelic language of Ireland was not standardized in the Middle Ages. Therefore, one's name was often recorded under several different spellings during the life of its bearer. Spelling variations revealed in the search for the origins of the Dellint family name include Delaney, Delany, Delane, Delaune, Dalaney and others.

Close

Early Notables of the Dellint family (pre 1700)

Expand

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

Close

Migration of the Dellint family to the New World and Oceana

Expand

Migration of the Dellint family to the New World and Oceana


Irish families left their homeland in astonishing numbers during the 19th century in search of a better life. Although individual reasons vary, most of these Irish families suffered from extreme poverty, lack of work opportunities, and exorbitant rents in their homeland. Many decided to travel to Australia or North America in the hopes of finding greater opportunities and land. The Irish immigrants that came to North America initially settled on the East Coast, often in major centers such as Boston or New York. But like the many other cultures to settle in North America, the Irish traveled to almost any region they felt held greater promise; as a result, many Irish with gold fever moved all the way out to the Pacific coast. Others before that time left for land along the St. Lawrence River and the Niagara Peninsula, or the Maritimes as United Empire Loyalists, for many Irish did choose to side with the English during the American War of Independence. The earliest wave of Irish migration, however, occurred during the Great Potato Famine of the 1840s. An examination of early immigration and passenger lists has revealed many people bearing the Dellint name: 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.

Close

Dellint Family Crest Products

Expand

Dellint Family Crest Products



Close

See Also

Expand

See Also


Sign Up

  


FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
House of Names on Facebook
Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
Houseofnames on Pinterest