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Early Origins of the Dern family


The surname Dern was first found in the Rhine region, where the name could be considered to make a great early contribution to the feudal society which became the backbone of early development of Europe. The name became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in the savage tribal and national conflicts, each group seeking power and status in an unstable territorial profile.

Early History of the Dern family


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Dern Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Dern, Derne, Derner, Darne, Darner and others.

Early Notables of the Dern family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Dern family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Wentzel Dern, who arrived in America in 1709 with his wife and their seven children; Anna Margaretha Derner, who arrived in New York in 1710; Anna Elizabeth Derner, who came to Philadelphia in 1746.

Contemporary Notables of the name Dern (post 1700)


  • Laura Elizabeth Dern (b. 1967), American actress and winner of a Golden Globe award
  • Bruce Dern (b. 1936), American actor from Winnetka, Illinois
  • George Henry Dern (b. 1936), American politician, governor of Utah from 1925-1933
  • John Dern, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1912 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John Dern, American Democrat politician, Member of Nebraska State Senate, 1889; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1892 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • George Henry Dern (1872-1936), American Democrat politician, Member of Utah State Senate, 1915-23; Governor of Utah, 1925-33; U.S. Secretary of War, 1933-36; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1936 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Doug Dern, American politician, Candidate for Justice of Michigan State Supreme Court, 2012 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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