The ancestors of the Derine family brought their name to England
in the wave of migration after the Norman Conquest
of 1066. They lived in Kent
, where the family was found since the early Middle Ages.
Early Origins of the Derine family
The surname Derine was first found in Kent
where the family claim descendancy from "Norman de Morinis, whose ancestor, Vitalis FitzOsbert, lived in the reign of Henry II. Norman de Morinis married the daughter of Deringus, descended from the Norman Fitz-Dering, Sheriff of this county in King Stephens' reign. " CITATION[CLOSE]
Shirley, Evelyn Philip, The Noble and Gentle Men of England; The Arms and Descents. Westminster: John Bower Nichols and Sons, 1866, Print.
Derrington is a village west of the town of Stafford, in Staffordshire
. The village dates back to the Domesday Book
of 1086 when it was first listed as Dodintone and literally meant "estate associated with a man called Dod(d)a or Dud(d)a" from the Old English personal name
+ "-ing" + "tun." CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Early History of the Derine family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Derine research.Another 224 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1636, 1598, 1644, 1629, 1625, 1684, 1660, 1662, 1670, 1650, 1689, 1679, 1685, 1679, 1711 and 1711 are included under the topic Early Derine History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Derine Spelling Variations
Before the last few hundred
years the English language had no fixed system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations
occurred commonly in Anglo Norman surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Derine were recorded, including Dering, Deareing, Dearing, Deering, Derringer and many more.
Early Notables of the Derine family (pre 1700)
Notables of this surname at this time include: Sir Anthony Dering of Surrenden Dering in Pluckley, Kent
(d.1636); Sir Edward Dering, 1st Baronet
(1598-1644), an English antiquary and politician, Member of Parliament for Hythe and Kent
(1629), also known for his Dering Roll, a 13th century Roll of arms, believed to... Another 137 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Derine Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Derine family to Ireland
Some of the Derine family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 82 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Derine family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Derine Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- Daniel Derine, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1841