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The old family name Denning is thought to have derived from the place name Dunoon (Dunomhainn in Gaelic), located in Argyll and Bute, Scotland, on the Firth of Clyde.

Denning Early Origins



The surname Denning was first found in Ross-shire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Rois) a former county, now part of the Council Areas of Highland and Western Isles in Northern Scotland, which emerged from the Gaelic lordship of the Earl of Ross. Today Dunoon is a town situated on the Cowal Peninsula in Argyll and Bute but was originally a barony in Argyllshire. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)

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Denning Spelling Variations


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Denning Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Denoon, Dennin, Denning, Denune, Dunnoon, Dunoon, Denoone and many more.

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Denning Early History


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Denning Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Denning research. Another 291 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1606, 1255, 1265 and 1296 are included under the topic Early Denning History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Denning Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Denning Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Denning Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Denning Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Denning, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1654

Denning Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Adam Denning, who landed in Virginia in 1700
  • John, Denning Jr., who arrived in America in 1795

Denning Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Matthew Denning, aged 42, landed in America in 1821
  • Charles Denning, who landed in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1842
  • Anna Denning, who landed in New York in 1850
  • R Denning, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • Michael Denning, who arrived in New York, NY in 1876
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Denning Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Benjamin Denning arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Louisa Baillie" in 1849
  • John Denning, aged 30, a labourer, arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Joseph Somes" in 1850
  • John Denning, aged 30, a farm labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Joseph Soames"
  • Jane Denning, aged 13, a child, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Thetis"
  • Charles Denning, aged 44, a farm labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Henry Moore"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Denning (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Denning (post 1700)



  • Carolyn Denning (1927-2016), American pediatrician, known for her extensive work in the treatment of cystic fibrosis, member of the Society for Pediatric Research, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Thoracic Society
  • Joe William Denning (b. 1945), American mayor, former city commissioner, retired police officer and politician
  • Otto George Denning (1912-1992), American Major League Baseball catcher
  • Troy Denning (b. 1958), American fantasy and science fiction author and game designer
  • Kat Denning (b. 1986), American actress
  • Peter J. Denning (b. 1942), American computer scientist, and prolific writer
  • Richard Denning (1914-1998), New York Actor
  • Natalie Denning (b. 1983), English glamour model
  • Nicholas Alexander Denning (b. 1978), English cricketer
  • Arthur Denning (1901-1975), Australian first director of the University of New South Wales from 1949 - 1952
  • ... (Another 12 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)

Other References

  1. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
  2. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
  3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  5. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
  6. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  9. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
  10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  11. ...

The Denning Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Denning Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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