Demill History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Demill family

The surname Demill was first found in Devon at Milton Damerell, a parish, in the union of Holsworthy, hundred of Black Torrington. [1] "Milton" was frequently used in ancient days as it meant "middle farmstead or estate." [2] The parish dates back to the Domesday Book of 1086 when it was first listed as Mideltone but by 1301 it was listed as Middleton Aubermarle for these were lands originally held by Robert d'Aubermarle in 1086. [2] At that time, the holding was worth 30 cattle and 25 goats.

Early History of the Demill family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Demill research. Another 101 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1243 and 1568 are included under the topic Early Demill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Demill Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Damerall, Damerall, Damiral, Dammeral, Dammerall, Demrel, Damrell, Damerley, Damerly, Dammerley, Dammerly, Daumale, d'Aumale, Damall and many more.

Early Notables of the Demill family (pre 1700)

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United States Demill migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Demill Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Peter DeMill, aged 28, who landed in New York in 1690 [3]

Canada Demill migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Demill Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Benjamin Demill, who settled in Ontario in 1861
  • Betsy M. Demill, who settled in Ontario in 1861
  • Charles E. Demill, who settled in Ontario in 1861
  • Cinderella Demill, who arrived in Ontario in 1861
  • Daniel Demill, who settled in Ontario in 1861
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Demill (post 1700) +

  • William E. Demill, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1944 [4]


  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  3. ^ 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)
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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