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Where did the Scottish Denoon family come from? What is the Scottish Denoon family crest and coat of arms? When did the Denoon family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Denoon family history?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.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Denoon, Dennin, Denning, Denune, Dunnoon, Dunoon, Denoone and many more.
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. 
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.
More information is included under the topic Early Denoon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
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 came to Pictou, Nova Scotia in 1838
- 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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- Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
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.
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