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Of all the Anglo-Saxon names to come from Britain, Dinon is one of the most ancient. The name is a result of the original family having lived in Dinham, a hamlet in the county Monmouthshire.

Dinon Early Origins



The surname Dinon was first found in Monmouthshire 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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Dinon Spelling Variations


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Dinon Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Dinon has been spelled many different ways, including Dynham, Dinan, Dinham, Dinat, Dyneham and others.

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Dinon Early History


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Dinon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dinon research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1295, 1320, 1433, 1501, 1460 and 1486 are included under the topic Early Dinon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dinon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dinon Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dinon 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:

Dinon Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Mrs. Mary Dinon, aged 44, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Henry Moore"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dinon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dinon (post 1700)



  • William P. Dinon, American Republican politician, Railroad work; Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1940, 1944

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    2. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    5. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    7. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    8. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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    The Dinon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dinon 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.

    This page was last modified on 17 December 2015 at 17:13.

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