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

Denoon Early Origins



The surname Denoon 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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Denoon Spelling Variations


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Denoon Spelling Variations



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

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Denoon Early History


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Denoon Early History



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

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Denoon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Denoon Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Denoon 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:

Denoon Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Denoon, who was on record in Georgia in 1736
  • David Denoon, who was naturalized in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1784

Denoon Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Elizabeth Denoon, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1832
  • Hugh Denoon, age 90, who was on record in Pictou, Nova Scotia in 1836
  • Catherine Denoon, who setted in Pictou, Nova Scotia in 1838

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Contemporary Notables of the name Denoon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Denoon (post 1700)



  • Daniel J DeNoon, American senior medical writer for WebMD
  • Donald Denoon, Australian Emeritus Professor and Visiting Fellow, Division of Pacific and Asian History

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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. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
  2. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
  3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  5. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
  6. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
  7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
  10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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The Denoon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Denoon 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.

This page was last modified on 14 April 2015 at 17:01.

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