Dillinger History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Dillinger family

The surname Dillinger was first found in Baden, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Early History of the Dillinger family

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Dillinger Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Dillen, Dilen, Dilens, Diller, Dillene, Dillherr, Dilling, Dillingen, Dillinger, Dillon, Dillenbach and many more.

Early Notables of the Dillinger family (pre 1700)

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Dillinger Ranking

In the United States, the name Dillinger is the 11,565th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]


United States Dillinger migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dillinger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Hans Wolf Dillinger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1728 [2]
  • Henrich Wilhelm Dillinger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1728 [2]
  • Welhelm Dillinger, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1728 [2]
  • Anna Maria Dillinger, who settled in Americaf b n in 1733
  • Hendrick Dillinger, who landed in New York in 1796 [2]
Dillinger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Dan Dillinger, who settled in Texas in 1846
  • Dan Dillinger, who landed in Texas in 1846 [2]
  • John Dillinger, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1854 [2]
  • John B Dillinger, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1854 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Dillinger (post 1700) +

  • John Dillinger (1903-1934), American bank robber
  • Ray A. Dillinger, American Republican politician, Member of Illinois State House of Representatives 28th District, 1939-41; Candidate for Illinois State Senate 28th District, 1940 [3]
  • Patrick V. Dillinger (b. 1934), Representative from Michigan 9th District, 1970; American Independent Candidate for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1972; American Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1976 [3]
  • Delores Dillinger, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1972 [3]


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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