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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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Dinon Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    4. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    6. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    8. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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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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