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The name Dellman is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived beside the water. The surname Dellman originally derived from the Old English word dell which referred to someone who inhabited an area close to a body of water or glade.

Dellman Early Origins



The surname Dellman was first found in 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.

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Dellman Spelling Variations


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Dellman Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Dellman has been spelled many different ways, including Dell, Delle, Dells and others.

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Dellman Early History


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Dellman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dellman research. Another 87 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1607, 1669, 1649 and 1660 are included under the topic Early Dellman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dellman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dellman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dellman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Dellmans to arrive in North America: 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.

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Citations



    Other References

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    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    7. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    8. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    9. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    10. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
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