as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1189 when Geoffrey de Depinge held estates in that shire.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jane Deepe, who came to Virginia in 1657; Gregory Deepe, who arrived in Maryland in 1661; Theresia Deep, who settled in New York in 1830; Mary Ann Deep, who came to New York in 1830.