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Multiple Origins for the Surname Dineen


Irish


The ancient roots of the Dineen family belong to the County Cork families, especially from the South-western area known anciently as Corca Laoidhe. In the 11th century in Ireland, the frequency of travel as well as the nation's population increase encouraged many to adopt hereditary surnames so that they would not be mistaken for others that shared their first name. The surname Dineen appeared as "O Duinnín" in Irish Gaeli c. It is a patronymic name, from the most ancient of Irish naming traditions, and means 'descendent of Duinnín'.

Dineen Early Origins



The surname Dineen was first found in County Cork, especially in the south-western part anciently known as Corca Laoidhe. Today the "O" prefix is extremely rare for this surname. Major changes in spellings of names occurred in Ireland after Cromwell's conquest in the early 17th century. The British colonizers Anglicized Irish names by removing Irish prefixes, translating, simplifying and standardizing the spellings. The substitution of O in the place of Mc was probably the most common of these errors. The name Dineen lost it's O' at this time, and it has only rarely been revived. Also, in this era, the Gaelic name O' Duinnin of County Kerry was often anglicized to 'Downing'.

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Dineen Spelling Variations


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Dineen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dinneend, Dineane, Dinneynd, Dinneyn, Dinneind, Dinneane, Dinneand, Dineent, Dineend, Dineand, Dinnean, Dineynd, Dineint, Dineyn, Dineind, Dinneant, Dinean, Dinneent, Dinneint and many more.

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Dineen Early History


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Dineen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dineen research. Another 507 words (36 lines of text) covering the years 1860, 1934, 1984, 1623 and 1684 are included under the topic Early Dineen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dineen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dineen Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dineen 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:

Dineen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hugh Dineen, who arrived in New York in 1834
  • John Dineen, who landed in New York in 1834

Dineen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Delia Dineen, aged 25, who landed in America from Limerick, in 1906
  • Hannah Dineen, aged 36, who emigrated to the United States from Castlegregory, Ireland, in 1912
  • Christina Dineen, aged 22, who settled in America from Limerick , Ireland, in 1913
  • Daniel Dineen, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from Cahireiveen, Ireland, in 1914
  • Ellie Dineen, aged 19, who emigrated to America from Causeway, Ireland, in 1914
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Dineen Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Carrie M. Dineen, aged 31, who settled in Toronto, Canada, in 1911

Dineen Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Alison Dineen, aged 19, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Nashwauk"
  • Daniel Dineen, aged 40, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1858 aboard the ship "Nugget"

Dineen Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Park Dineen arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Blairgowrie" in 1875

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dineen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dineen (post 1700)



  • Kerry Michael Dineen (b. 1952), former American Major League Baseball outfielder
  • Patricia Major Dineen (1936-1961), American ice dancer
  • Gordon M. Dineen (b. 1962), American professional ice hockey coach
  • Sylvester A. Dineen (b. 1898), American Democrat politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County 3rd District, 1925-33
  • M. J. Dineen, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1892
  • John Dineen, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Huntingdon, 1897-98
  • Jerry W. Dineen, American politician, Member of Illinois State House of Representatives 31st District, 1897-99
  • Benedict D. Dineen (1890-1958), American Democrat politician, Lawyer
  • Ivan Dineen (b. 1987), Irish rugby union player
  • Patrick Joseph Dineen (b. 1938), former Irish cricketer
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    4. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
    8. Woulfe, Rev. Patrick. Irish Names and Surnames Collected and Edited with Explanatory and Historical Notes. Kansas City: Genealogical Foundation, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-940134-403).
    9. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
    10. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
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