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Dinges Early Origins



The surname Dinges was first found in Northumberland at Dingley, a parish, in the union of Market-Harborough, hundred of Corby. Dingley Hall "occupies the site of a commandery of the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem, founded in the reign of Stephen." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
The Domesday Book of 1086 listed the place as Dinglei [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
and literally the place name means "woodland clearing with hollows," from the Old English word "leah" + the Middle English word "dingle." [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
One of the first records of the name was found here when Alured de Dingelai was listed in the Feet of Fines of 1197. From this early entry, the family quickly moved throughout Britain as seen by Nicholas de Dyngele who was listed in the Assize Rolls of Lincolnshire in 1298, [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
and Roger de Dingeley who was listed in the Feet of Fines for Norfolk in 1330. [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

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Dinges Spelling Variations


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Dinges Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dingley, Dingalai, Dingleigh, Dyngley, Dynley and many more.

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Dinges Early History


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Dinges Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dinges research. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1509, 1586, 1634, 1586, 1754 and 1695 are included under the topic Early Dinges History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dinges Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dinges Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dinges Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Jacob Dinges, who landed in New York in 1709
  • Paulus Dinges, who landed in New York in 1709
  • John Jacob Dinges (1719-1760) who landed in Pennsylvania in 1741
  • Jacob Dinges, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1741
  • Hans Ulrich Dinges, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Dinges Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Georg, II Dinges, who arrived in America in 1853
  • Christoph Dinges, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1859
  • Adam Dinges, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1860
  • Charles Dinges, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1860
  • Paul Dinges, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1875

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dinges (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dinges (post 1700)



  • Frank Dinges Jr., American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1952
  • Barnaby Dinges, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Evanston, Illinois, 2009

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Citations


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  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  3. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  4. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  5. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

Other References

  1. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  2. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  4. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  10. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Dinges Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dinges 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.

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