Origins Available: English
The name Denion is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in Dinham, a hamlet in the county Monmouthshire.
Early Origins of the Denion family
The surname Denion was first found in Monmouthshire
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.
Early History of the Denion family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Denion research.Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1295, 1320, 1433, 1501, 1460 and 1486 are included under the topic Early Denion History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Denion 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. Denion has been spelled many different ways, including Dynham, Dinan, Dinham, Dinat, Dyneham and others.
Early Notables of the Denion family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Denion family to the New World and Oceana
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 Denions to arrive in North America:
Denion Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Mr. Denion, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1791 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)