Dennie History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Picts of ancient Scotland were the tribe of the ancestors of the Dennie family. The name Dennie is derived from the personal name Dennis. Dennie is a patronymic surname, which belongs to the category of hereditary surnames. Some patronyms were formed from the personal names of the father of the bearer, while others came from prominent religious and secular figures. The surname Dennie was first established in Lancashire, prior to the Norman Conquest of England in 1066.

Early Origins of the Dennie family

The surname Dennie was first found in Lancashire (located in northwest England and dates back to 1180), where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Important Dates for the Dennie family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dennie research. Another 129 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1400, 10,0, 1424, 1634, 1st , 1676, 1501 and 1549 are included under the topic Early Dennie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Dennie Spelling Variations

Before the first dictionaries appeared in the last few hundred years, scribes spelled according to sound. spelling variations are common among Scottish names. Dennie has been spelled Denny, Denney, Dennie, Denie, Denye, Deanney, Deannie and many more.

Early Notables of the Dennie family (pre 1700)

Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dennie Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Dennie family to Ireland

Some of the Dennie family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Dennie migration to the United States

In those unstable times, many had no choice but to leave their beloved homelands. Sickness and poverty hounded travelers to North America, but those who made it were welcomed with land and opportunity. These settlers gave the young nations of Canada and the United States a strong backbone as they stood up for their beliefs as United Empire Loyalists and in the American War of Independence. In this century, the ancestors of these brave Scots have begun to recover their illustrious heritage through Clan societies and other heritage organizations. Early passenger and immigration lists reveal many Scottish settlers bearing the name Dennie:

Dennie Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Barrant Dennie, who landed in Minnesota in 1774 [1]
Dennie Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • J Dennie, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Dennie (post 1700)

  • Charles Clayton Dennie (1883-1971), American dermatologist, known for identifying the Dennie-Marfan syndrome and the Dennie-Morgan fold
  • Joseph Dennie (1768-1812), American author and journalist
  • Dennie Oxley, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 2008 [2]
  • Dennie L. Farr, American politician, Mayor of Holyoke, Massachusetts, 1893 [3]
  • Dennie W. Hoggard, American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1943 [4]

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Citations

  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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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