Dikeman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Dikeman family

The surname Dikeman was first found in Lincolnshire where one of the first records of the name was Richard and John Dikeman who were listed in the Curia Regus Rolls of 1206. [1]

Important Dates for the Dikeman family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dikeman research. Another 86 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Dikeman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Dikeman Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Dickman, Digman, Dikeman, Dignan, Dignam and many more.

Early Notables of the Dikeman family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Dikeman family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers, who arrived along the eastern seaboard, from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands.

Contemporary Notables of the name Dikeman (post 1700)

  • Nathan Dikeman Jr., American politician, Mayor of Waterbury, Connecticut, 1858-59 [2]
  • Joseph O. Dikeman, American politician, First Selectman of Wilton, Connecticut, 1888 [2]
  • John Dikeman, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Kings County, 1836 [2]
  • George W. Dikeman, American politician, Member of Vermont State House of Representatives from Hubbardton, 1888 [2]
  • Edmund B. Dikeman (1843-1916), American Democrat politician, Mayor of Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1882-83, 1886-88 [2]
  • Roy Dikeman Chapin Sr. (1880-1936), American industrialist and cofounder of Hudson Motor Company, the predecessor of American Motors, 6th United States Secretary of Commerce (1932-1933)

Citations

  1. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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