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Dillard Early Origins



The surname Dillard was first found in Germany, where the name Dollard came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status.

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Dillard Spelling Variations


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Dillard Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dollard, Dillard, Dolard, Dilard, Dollards, Dillards, Dullaert, Dollardt, Dillardt, Dollart and many more.

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Dillard Early History


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Dillard Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dillard research. Another 172 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dillard History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dillard Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dillard Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Dillard Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dillard Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • George Dillard, who arrived in Virginia in 1650

Dillard Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • R M Dillard, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1871
  • R. M. Dillard, who settled in San Francisco in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dillard (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dillard (post 1700)



  • Doug Dillard (1983-2012), American bluegrass musician, co-founder of The Dillards, actor on The Andy Griffith Show
  • William T. Dillard (1914-2002), founder of the Dillard's department store chain
  • Victoria Dillard (b. 1969), American actress
  • Steve Bradley Dillard (b. 1951), former Major League Baseball player
  • Richard H. W. Dillard (b. 1937), American poet
  • Mickey Dillard (b. 1958), American former NBA basketball player
  • Jarett Dillard (b. 1985), American NFL football player
  • Bill Dillard (1911-1995), American jazz trumpeter
  • Al Dillard (b. 1969), American former college basketball player
  • Annie Dillard (b. 1945), American author awarded the 1975 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction
  • ... (Another 24 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Dillard Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    2. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    4. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    5. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    7. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    8. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    9. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    11. ...

    The Dillard Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dillard 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.

    This page was last modified on 22 October 2016 at 11:22.

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