Dennerlein History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Dennerlein family

The surname Dennerlein was first found in Bavaria, where the name was closely identified in early medieval 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. Like many surnames, the name Dennerlein began as a personal name and was later adopted as a surname. It is a shortened form of the Germanic personal name Deinhard, which is made up of the words "degen," meaning "warrior or hero" and "hard," meaning "brave or strong."

Early History of the Dennerlein family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dennerlein research. Another 94 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1603, 1680, 1796, 1799, 1858, 1813, 1823 and 1842 are included under the topic Early Dennerlein History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Dennerlein Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Dahn, Dahne, Dehn, Dehne and others.

Early Notables of the Dennerlein family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the name Dennerlein in this period include David Denicke (1603-1680), a German jurist and hymn writer. Siegfried Wilhelm Dehn was a "musical writer, born at Altona 1796 [App. p.610 "Feb. 25, 1799"], died at Berlin 1858 [App. p.610 "April 21"]. His studies at the University of Leipsic were interrupted in 1813 by having to join the army against the French. On the restoration of peace he went to Plön and Leipsic, and in 1823 to Berlin, where he studied under Bernhard Klein in harmony and composition. He possessed strong literary tastes...
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United States Dennerlein migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dennerlein Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Kunig Dennerlein, aged 14, who arrived in New York, NY in 1855 [1]


  1. ^ 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)


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