The surname Dennen was first found in Wuerttemberg, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.
Important Dates for the Dennen family
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Dennen Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Denner, Denne, Danne, Dane, Denn, Danner and others.
Early Notables of the Dennen family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dennen family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Christian Denner, who settled in Philadelphia in 1752; Francis Denner settled in Philadelphia in 1858; Henricus Denner settled in Philadelphia in 1775.
Contemporary Notables of the name Dennen (post 1700)
Barry Dennen (1938-2017), American actor, singer and writer, best known for his role as Pontius Pilate on the original recording and later in the film of Jesus Christ Superstar