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Multiple Origins for the Surname Dingle


Scottish


The forefathers of the Dingle family were Viking settlers who came to Scotland in the Middle Ages. Many places were named by these Norsemen, and the Dingle surname was taken on from one of these place names, when someone lived at Royal Burgh of Dingwall, in Ross-shire, Scotland. The place-name is derived from the Old English word dingle, which meant valley or hollow. This is a habitation surname, derived from an already existing place-name.

Dingle Early Origins



The surname Dingle was first found in Ross-shire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Rois) a former county, now part of the Council Areas of Highland and Western Isles in Northern Scotland, which emerged from the Gaelic lordship of the Earl of Ross, where John Yonger of Dyngvale witnessed a charter by William, Earl of Ross in 1342. Another charter by the same earl was witnessed by John called Yong and Thomas, his brother (c. 1350-72.) A few years later, William of Dyngwale was listed as dean of Aberdeen and Ross in 1389. Thomas of Dyngvale was listed as a canon in 1451. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)

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Dingle Spelling Variations


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Dingle Spelling Variations



Sound and intuition were the main things that scribes in the Middle Ages relied on when spelling and translating names. Since those factors varied, so did the spelling of the names. Spelling variations of the name Dingle include Dingwall, Dingwalls, Dingall, Dingell, Dingle, Dingill, Dingal, Dingel and many more.

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Dingle Early History


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Dingle Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dingle research. Another 267 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1350, 1452, 140 and 1538 are included under the topic Early Dingle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dingle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dingle Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 18 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dingle 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:

Dingle Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Dingle, a smith, who arrived in Van Diemenís Land (now Tasmania) sometime between 1825 and 1832
  • William Dingle, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Royal Admiral" in 1838 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ROYAL ADMIRAL 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838RoyalAdmiral.htm
  • Jane Dingle, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Royal Admiral" in 1838 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ROYAL ADMIRAL 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838RoyalAdmiral.htm
  • Jane Dingle, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Canton" in 1846 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CANTON 1846. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1846Canton.htm
  • Edward Dingle, aged 20, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "The Ascendant" in 1851 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The ASCENDANT 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Ascendant.htm
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Dingle Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Dingle, aged 22, a farm labourer, who arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "Slains Castle" in 1841
  • Mr Dingle, who landed in Auckland, New Zealand in 1841 aboard the ship Stains Castle
  • William Dingle, aged 24, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Accrington" in 1863
  • Jane Dingle, aged 22, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Accrington" in 1863
  • Elizabeth Dingle, aged 2 months, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Accrington" in 1863
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dingle (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dingle (post 1700)



  • Antonio Demetric Dingle (b. 1976), American former NFL football defensive tackle
  • Johnny Dingle (b. 1984), American NFL football defensive lineman
  • Ryan Dingle (b. 1984), American professional ice hockey left winger
  • Adrian Kennell Dingle (b. 1977), American former NFL football defensive tackle
  • Edwin John Dingle (1881-1972), English journalist, author
  • Molly Dingle MBE (1892-1974), Newfoundland educator from St. John's
  • John "Adrian" Darley Dingle (1911-1974), Welsh-born, Canadian painter, Joe Shuster Awards Hall of Fame recipient (2005)
  • Herbert Dingle (1890-1978), British professor of natural history with extensive publications
  • Robert Balson Dingle (b. 1926), distinguished British Physicist and Educator

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Dingle Historic Events


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Dingle Historic Events




HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. Steward S Dingle, British Petty Officer, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html
  • Mr. Fred Dingle, British Ordinary Seaman, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Deo favente
Motto Translation: By the favour of God.


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ROYAL ADMIRAL 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838RoyalAdmiral.htm
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CANTON 1846. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1846Canton.htm
  4. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The ASCENDANT 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Ascendant.htm
  5. ^ HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html

Other References

  1. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
  2. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
  3. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
  4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  5. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  9. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
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The Dingle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dingle 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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