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In ancient Anglo-Saxon England, the ancestors of the Dinneen surname lived in Downing, Oxfordshire.

Dinneen Early Origins



The surname Dinneen was first found in Oxfordshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Dinneen Spelling Variations


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Dinneen Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Dinneen are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Dinneen include: Downing, Doning, Douning, Duning and others.

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Dinneen Early History


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Dinneen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dinneen research. Another 381 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1379, 1400, 1672, 1623, 1684, 1656, 1711, 1685, 1749 and 1764 are included under the topic Early Dinneen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dinneen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dinneen Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the family at this time include Sir George Downing (1623-1684), 1st Baronet of East Hatley, an Anglo-Irish soldier, statesman, and diplomat, eponym of Downing Street in London; Sir George Downing, ( c. 1656-1711), 2nd Baronet of East...

Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dinneen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dinneen In Ireland


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Dinneen In Ireland



Some of the Dinneen family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 84 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Dinneen Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Miss. Mary Dinneen, aged 10 who emigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Covenanter" departing from the port of Cork, Ireland but died on Grosse Isle in August 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 24)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dinneen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dinneen (post 1700)



  • Michael Dinneen, American-born New Zealand mathematician and computer scientist
  • Joseph Francis Dinneen (1897-1964), American writer
  • Bill Dinneen (1876-1955), American baseball player
  • William F. Dinneen, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924, 1932, 1936; Chair of St. Lawrence County Democratic Party, 1927-39
  • Patrick J. Dinneen, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Herkimer County, 1935
  • John Dinneen, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Huntingdon, 1884
  • Daniel F. Dinneen, American politician, Mayor of Decatur, Illinois, 1911-19; Member of Illinois State House of Representatives 28th District, 1935-47
  • Patrick S. Dinneen (1860-1934), Irish lexicographer and historian best known for his Irish-English dictionary, Foclóir Gaedhilge agus Béarla, which was first published in 1904
  • John Dinneen (1867-1942), Irish Farmers' Party politician

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 24)

Other References

  1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  3. 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.
  4. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  8. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  9. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  11. ...

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